Bangkok is reeling after a deadly pipe-bomb exploded at the well-known Erawan shrine, a popular tourist spot in close proximity to shopping malls and offices.
Here are images captured of the aftermath of the devastating blast in one of Asia's busiest cities.
Wreckage of motorcycles and rubble are seen as onlookers gather at the scene of the blast at the Ratchaprasong intersection.
Paramedics and firefighters at the scene of blast, organizing rescue efforts and manning barricades.
Paramedics carrying an injured woman on a stretcher, heading to the hospital.
Thai police officers guard a cordoned-off area where a victim remains under a white sheet, among wrecked motorcycles and debris.
Policemen with sniffer dogs check for other hidden bombs that might have been planted at the scene of the explosion.
Chief Somyot Poompanmoung was interviewed by the press at the scene last night.
Experts investigate the site of the blast in central Bangkok on 18th August, 2015.