Thailand identifies Bangkok bombing ‘suspect’

The Thai government believes it is “clearer who the bombers are” who carried out the bomb attack at a shrine in central Bangkok on Monday which killed at least 20 people and injured more than a hundred.

NDTV reports:

Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Tuesday branded the bombing the “worst ever attack” on Thailand, as he gave the first indications of who authorities believed were responsible.
“Today there is a suspect… we are looking for this guy,” Prayut told reporters, adding the man was seen on closed circuit television at the blast site.

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