Two people are reported to have been injured after Bangkok’s Friday morning was rocked with four explosions.
The first explosion happened at 8:10am in a parking lot in front of Thailand’s tallest building, the King Power Mahanakorn, near Chong Nonsi BTS station.
Another explosion was reported to have happened at around 8:30am in a small flower nursery, located under a walkway connecting the BTS station with the Mahanakorn Building.
According to Pol Col Kritsana Pattanacharoen, Deputy Spokesperson of the Royal Thai Police (RTP), one of the injured was sent to home after suffering only minor injuries. The other one was sent to Chulalongkorn Hospital.
Bomb experts of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team arrived at the scene at around 9.30am and have found initial signs of ball bearing projectiles in the debris, Thai PBS reported.
The third explosion has been reported at the Chaengwattana Government Center this morning and a fire has broken out in the Pratunam area of Bangkok.
Police have also confirmed another explosion near the King Power building on Rama 9 Road.
Police asked the public to be vigilant, but not to panic, the report added.
Source: Thai PBS
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