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Fallout from bomb blast to dent Thailand's tourism and economy

Attack in Bangkok comes just as country's tourism is rebounding from 2014's political unrest
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 05:50

Candles being lit at the Erawan shrine in downtown Bangkok, the site of Monday's deadly bomb blast. The explosion in the crowded area killed 22 people - nearly half of them foreigners - and injured more than 120.


THAILAND's tourism industry and, by extension, the country's economy, are expected to take a hit from the bomb blast which rocked central Bangkok on Monday night, killing at least 22 people, including a Singaporean, and injured more than 120.

The horrific attack

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