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Bangkok Hindu shrine bombing 21 killed 

Update : 2015-08-18 10:11:29
Bangkok Hindu shrine bombing 21 killed 

As Thailand PM Prayuth Chan-ocha talked about setting up of a "war room" to hunt the perpetrator of the attack, investigators have identified a suspect on CCTV near the site of explosion near the Hindu shrine in Bangkok that killed 21 people.

Hunt is on for the suspect captured on CCTV footage, Thailand's junta chief said, as per an AFP report.

Thailand's junta chief on Tuesday said authorities are hunting a "suspect" seen on CCTV footage

The suspect is said to belong to an "anti-government group based in Thailand's northeast", the report added.

Thailand's defence minister Prawit Wongsuwan has claimed that the bombers targeted foreigners and aimed to hit the nation's tourism and economy, the BBC said.

The explosion at the crowded Erawan Hindu Shrine in Thailand capital killed 21 and injured over 100.

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