Blast rocks Bangkok city, killing 27 people. VIDEO + PHOTOS

A bomb has exploded in the center of Thailand's capital, Bangkok, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens more.

As reported by Censor.NET, this is announced by Reuters referring to local police.

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The bomb is believed to have been on a motorcycle.

According to a BBC correspondent, there is a huge amount of chaos, with body parts scattered everywhere.

The explosion occurred close to the Erawan shrine in Bangkok's central Chidlom district. According to police, the cause could have been a bomb fixed to a motorcycle.

According to the correspondent, the shrine is a major tourist attraction next to a five-star hotel.

As Thai media report, a second bomb was found in the area and made safe.

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According to Thailand's rescue unit, police secured the site. More than 30 cars were damaged by the blast.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v348061