Two people killed, at least 22 injured in Bangkok bomb blast

[BANGKOK] A bomb killed two people and wounded at least 22 in a busy shopping district in the Thai capital yesterday, hours after supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised to get tough with demonstrators paralysing parts of the city.

But it was not immediately clear who was responsible.

The bomb went off near one of the few large protest sites remaining, leaving a trail of blood and sandals on the streets near the huge Central World shopping mall, much of it in front of a shop selling tee-shirts emblazoned "Land of Smile".

Three children suffered serious head injuries, Erawan Medical Centre, which monitors Bangkok hospitals, said. One died. "One boy who we understand was 12...

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