Manhunt underway for Bangkok blast suspect

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Thailand’s Prime Minister said Wednesday he thinks those responsible for Monday night’s bomb were motivated by internal political reasons, which is against the police investigation focusing on a possible foreign suspect as part of a group.

But with no more firm information, the authorities appear to be relying on hopes, rather than facts, in their search for the bombers. CCTV’s Tony Cheng filed this report from Bangkok.

Manhunt underway for Bangkok blast suspect

Thailand's Prime Minister indicated on Wednesday he thought those responsible for Monday nights bomb were motivated by internal political reasons. That seems to go against the direction of the police investigation that is focusing on a possible foreign suspect, who was part of a group. But with no more firm information, the authorities appear to be relying on hopes, rather than facts in their search for the bombers.CCTV's Tony Cheng filed the reports from Bangkok, Thailand.


Matthew Wheeler on the Bangkok bombing

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Matthew Wheeler on Bangkok bombing

For more on the Bangkok bombing, CCTV’s Mike Walter spoke to Matthew Wheeler, an analyst at International Crisis Group.