Explosive device thrown near Bangkok train station, no injuries: police

A small device exploded near a busy train station in central Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon, police said, a day after a bomb killed at least 20 people at a religious shrine.

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BANGKOK // A small device exploded near a busy train station in central Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon, police said, a day after a bomb killed at least 20 people at a religious shrine.

“No one was killed or injured. Police are at the scene to investigate what kind of device it was,” an officer at Yanawa police station, who asked not to be named, said.

He said the incident took place shortly after 1pm (10am UAE) near the Saphan Taksin BTS skytrain station.

* Agence France-Presse