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The hunt for those behind the Bangkok shrine blast narrowed Monday as police revealed they have two new suspects after more bomb-making paraphernalia was found in a suburban apartment. The bomb that hit the Erawan shrine on August 17 was Thailand's worst single mass-casualty attack. Suspicion has alternated between Thailand's bitter political rivals, organised criminal gangs, Islamist militants, rebels in the kingdom's strife-torn south and sympathisers of refugees from China's Uighur minority.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police congratulated themselves for making an arrest in Bangkok's deadly bombing and announced Monday they would give themselves an $84,000 reward, though the man has not been charged — let alone convicted — and may not be the prime suspect.