Myan­mar Em­bassy in Bangkok warns cit­i­zens to avoid 10 ar­eas of the city

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The Myan­mar Em­bassy in Bangkok on 18 Au­gust warned its cit­i­zens to avoid 10 ar­eas of the city it con­sid­ers high-risk, the day af­ter a bomb­ing in the Thai cap­i­tal killed at least 20 peo­ple and in­jured more than 120, the Global New Light of Myan­mar re­ported on 19 Au­gust.

The bomb­ing on 17 Au­gust at a ma­jor in­ter­sec­tion near the Erawan Hindu shrine killed and in­jured sev­eral for­eign na­tion­als, in­clud­ing Chi­nese and Philip­pine cit­i­zens.

A state­ment on the em­bassy’s web­site warns Myan­mar cit­i­zens to avoid Ratchapra­song in­ter­sec­tion, Pathuwan in­ter­sec­tion, Silom Road, Khao San Road, Narathi­wat in­ter­sec­tion, Vic­tory Mon­u­ment, Tuek Chai in­ter­sec­tion, Ben­jasiri Park, Soi Thong Lar and Sukhumvit Road.


Po­lice have cir­cu­lated photos and mockup im­age of the bomb­ing sus­pect. Photo: EPA

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