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Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 7:35
Deadly blast rocks Thailand capital
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A bomb has exploded close to a shrine in the centre of Thailand's capital, Bangkok, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 120.

The Erawan Shrine, which was crowded at the time, is a major tourist attraction and foreigners, including Chinese, are among the casualties.

No-one has yet said they carried out the attack.

Defence Minister said the bombers had "targeted foreigners... to damage tourism and the economy".

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