In Pictures: Spotlight on Erawan Shrine

A bomb blast near the popular Erawan Shrine in central Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug 17, 2015, tore through the city killing at least 21 and injuring more than 120 people, including locals and tourists. The Shrine is dedicated to the Hindu god Brahma but is visited by thousands of Buddhist devotees every day. Built in 1956, it is one of the Thai capital’s top tourist attractions.