1 Indonesian dead, another injured in Bangkok blast: Indonesian Foreign Ministry

1 Indonesian dead, another injured in Bangkok blast: Indonesian Foreign Ministry
Experts investigate the Erawan shrine at the site of a deadly blast in central Bangkok, Thailand, August 18, 2015.
PHOTO: Reuters

The Indonesian Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that two Indonesians were victims in a bomb explosion in Bangkok, Thailand. One of them is dead.

The official twitter account of the ministry announced the news on Tuesday noon.

"Govt has learned 1 Indonesian national killed and 1 injured in ICU #Bangkok Bombing #prayforbangkok," the account under the name @Portal_Kemlu_RI said.

At least 18 people were killed and many injured when a bomb exploded Monday outside a popular religious shrine in Bangkok, scattering body parts and debris across the city's commercial core, AP reported.

 

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