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Bangkok blast: Second explosion rocks city, no injuries


Bangkok, Aug 18: A second explosion rocked Bangkok just a day after a bomb blast killed 21 people at a shrine in capital city. The explosion caused panic but no injuries or damage were reported.

The explosive device was thrown this afternoon from the Sathorn bridge near a parking lot, bounced into the water and exploded there, the Bangkok Post reported.

Explosive thrown in Bangkok

The road was immediately closed for traffic movement. Divers searched into the water to recover any surviving pieces of the device.

Sathorn pier is a major terminal linking Chao Phraya River commuter boats and the nearby Skytrain station. It's also a major touriststop, especially for Chinese tour groups.

Read More: Bangkok blast: Some facts to know about Erawan shrine

At least 21 people were killed and over 120 were injured, when a bomb exploded close to Hindu Erawan Shrine in Bangkok's central Chidlom district at 6.55 pm on Monday.

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