Thai police arrest foreigner over Bangkok bombing


SHAFAQNA - Thai police arrested a foreign national Saturday in connection with a Bangkok blast that left 20 people dead.

Police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri confirmed to Anadolu Agency that a special mission is ongoing in the capital’s Nong Chok area where the suspect was arrested in an apartment. He added that more details would be revealed at a later time.

According to local newspaper Khaosod, police found bomb-making material connecting the suspect to an Aug. 17 bombing at the Erawan Shrine that left 20 dead and more than 100 others wounded.



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