Manhunt underway for Bangkok bombing suspect caught on CCTV

A manhunt is underway in Thailand for a man authorities believe may be responsible for the deadly blast in the capital on Monday night which has killed at least 20 people.

A review of CCTV footage has revealed a man did walk into a packed religious shrine and placeda backpack under a bench just minutes before the explosion.

The attack devastated one of the Thai capital’s most popular tourism hubs, tearing through a crowd of worshippers at the Hindu shrine close to five-star hotels and upscale shopping malls.


At least 11 of the victims were foreigners, with Chinese, Hong Kong, Singaporean, Indonesian and Malaysian citizens among the 20 confirmed dead.

123 people were also wounded in the blast.

Thai police yesterday reported a second explosion in Bangkok, but there have been no reports of injuries.

Australians travelling to Bangkok are being warned to exercise caution.