18 Aug 2015

Bomb blast in Thailand

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 18 August 2015

Police in Thailand say at least nineteen people have been killed by a bomb attack on a popular Hindu shrine in the capital Bangkok. More than a hundred and twenty people were wounded. Reports say the device was carried on a motorbike. The explosion at a major intersection near the Erawan shrine caused devastation in a major tourist area, with people near the shrine taking the full force. The BBC's correspondent Jonathan Head was at the scene.