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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

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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