Warning for Aussies in Bangkok after bomb blasts injure four people

Australians in Bangkok are being told to follow the advice of local authorities following a number of small explosions in the Thai capital.

Four people, believed to be locals, were wounded when six bomb blasts went off on Friday.

The injured have all been taken to hospital and are in a stable condition, the Erawan Medical Centre said.


Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed his outrage at those responsible.

“I would like to condemn those causing the situation which destroys peace and damages the country’s image,” Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said.

“I have instructed officials to take care of public safety and those affected promptly.”

Local media report two suspects have since been arrested.

The Australian Government is urging tourists to avoid the affected areas.

“We are aware of reports of several small explosions in Bangkok, including near the Mahanakorn Building at the Chong Nonsi train station,” the Smartraveller website reads.

“Avoid the affected areas. Follow advice of local authorities.”