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Homemade bomb explosion injures one at Bangkok mall

Siam Paragon mall, Bangkok.
Siam Paragon mall, Bangkok. Image by jbremer57 / CC BY 2.0

Shopping malls were closed, roads were blocked and people were evacuated from the Siam Square area of central Bangkok on Sunday evening after two homemade bombs exploded on a walkway between Siam BTS (skytrain) and the Siam Paragon shopping mall at around 8pm. The the motive for the bombing, which only slightly injured one man, is reportedly still unknown. Read more: bangkokpost.com