2nd blast in Bangkok - Thai police

2015-08-18 10:56

WATCH: Second explosion in Bangkok tourist area

2015-08-18 10:23

A second explosion was heard in a tourist area in Bangkok on Tuesday, a day after a blast left dozens dead in the city. The Bangkok Post reported that there were no injuries in the explosion near Sathorn Bridge.WATCH

Bangkok - Thai police are reporting a 2nd explosion in Bangkok, with no injuries, a day after a deadly bombing that killed 20 people.

According to the Bangkok Post, a grenade was thrown from Taksin Bridge. The explosive device however missed the Sathorn pier target and went off in the Chao Phraya River.

Police are currently at the scene and have closed the area off.

Police Senior major Worapong Boonthawee says a hand grenade was thrown from the Taksin Bridge. "There is no injury," he says.

Security camera footage shows a sudden blast of water dousing people on a walkway at the pier, as bystanders ran for safety.

Below is a video of the bomb caught on CCTV.

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