24 Aug 2015

Police: Unexploded bomb found in Bangkok

7:48 pm on 24 August 2015

Thai police say they have found and deactivated a bomb in Bangkok, a week after an explosion killed 20 people in the city.

Flowers are laid at the entrance to the reopened Erawan Shrine in Bangkok.

Flowers are laid at the entrance to the reopened Erawan Shrine after last week's deadly explosion in Bangkok. Photo: AFP

They said they received reports this afternoon of a bomb in a building off one of the capital's main thoroughfares.

It was left in the house of a construction worker.

The police said today the trail had gone cold in the hunt for a bomber in Thailand's worst-ever bomb attack, and they were unsure if the chief suspect was still in the country.

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