A deadly bomb blast HAS rocked a downtown commercial hub during the evening rush hour Monday, killing at least 16 people and injuring scores more. Authorities say this is a popular tourist hub and the attack was intended to cause maximum damage.

Bomb explodes at Bangkok shrine, killing at least 16 http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/3d281c11a96b4ad082fe88aa0db04305/Article...

BBC News - Bangkok bomb: Deadly blast rocks Thailand capital http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33963280

Via @NPR: Deadly Explosion Rocks Thailand's Capital City http://n.pr/1UO7NML

Bomb in Thai capital kills 16, wounds 81 in bid 'to destroy economy' http://reut.rs/1ExmNVQ via @Reuters

Death toll rises in Bangkok bomb blast http://usat.ly/1NAA319 via @usatoday