Bangkok Explosions Reported With Injuries Confirmed

Loud bangs have been heard near a skytrain station and at least three other areas in Bangkok this morning (Friday 2nd August), with two people confirmed injured on Rama 9 Road.

Police reported loud sound similar to bomb explosions twice at the Chong Nonsi BTS station about 8.50am and closed exits 3 and 4 for safety reasons.

Police also cordoned off the ground near the two exits to examine the cause of the bang.

A sheet of glass on the station platform was reported to be shattered.

Police also reported loud bangs in Soi 57/1 on Rama 9 road, injuring two city road cleaners at 8.50am, one loud bang outside King Power Mahanakhon Building near the same BTS station at 9am and three bangs near the Government Complex on Chaeng Wattana Road at the same time.

Explosive Ordnance disposal police are at the scene.