Bangkok: Bollywood actress Genelia D'Souza escapes bomb blast

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Mumbai, Aug 18: Bollywood actress Genelia D'Souza was shocked when she heard the sound of massive bomb blast which shattered a Hindu temple in Bangkok on Monday, Aug 17.

27 people, including four foreigners, were killed and over 80 others injured in the powerful bomb blast inside a hugely popular Lord Brahma temple in a crowded area in the capital city of Thailand.

[Bangkok: 27 killed in bomb blast inside Brahma temple in Thailand]

Genelia D'Souza and Riteish Deshmukh

The 28-year-old actress, wife of Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh, was shooting for an advertisement in the city when the explosion was occurred.

[Watch: Exclusive images of Bangkok blast]

Hours after the blast, Genelia on Monday tweeted, Bomb set off just opp the mall we are currently in -can hear the sirens blazing all over- we are safe but feel terrible for the lives lost."

Confirming about her safety, Genelia later wrote, "Good morning..Thank you all for the concern.. Just to inform you we are safe.."

Meanwhile, her husband Riteish too tweeted, "My thoughts go out to the people affected by last night's cowardly attack. Taking innocent lives is no way to protest or make a point."

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