MOSCOW, August 18. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday expressed condolences to Thailand’s King Phumiphon Adunyadet over the deadly explosion on Bangkok that left 20 people killed.
Putin "condemned this cynical crime having no justification and expressed support for the Thai government’s efforts aimed to combat the terrorist threat," the Kremlin press service said.
A bomb exploded at the Erawan Hindu shrine, a popular tourist site in central Bangkok, on Monday evening.
Over 120 people were injured in the attack, including tourists from China, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines.