Bombing attempt in Bangkok

An explosive device was thrown from the Saphan Taksin bridge in Bangkok but bounced into the Chao Phraya River and did not cause any damage or injuries. Authorities believe the target was a crowded pedestrian area leading to a pier where a number of ferry companies operate, taking tourists around the city’s waterways.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers in Bangkok should avoid crowded areas, particularly areas frequented by tourists. Be alert and aware of what is going on in your surroundings.

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