Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/17/2015 - 13:34

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.

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BBC News - Bangkok bomb: Deadly blast rocks Thailand capital

Via @NPR: Deadly Explosion Rocks Thailand's Capital City

Bomb in Thai capital kills 16, wounds 81 in bid 'to destroy economy' via @Reuters

Death toll rises in Bangkok bomb blast via @usatoday