People pray at the Erawan shrine, the site of Monday's deadly blast, in central Bangkok, Thailand, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Three days after the attack at a revered shrine in central Bangkok killed 20 people, authorities appeared to have few solid leads into the perpetrators of the deadliest attack in Thailand's recent history. Police said they suspect the plot involved at least 10 people but described that figure as theoretical.Police Wednesday issued an arrest warrant describing the suspect as a tall "foreign man" with a fair complexion, a prominent nose and thick lips.Winthai also said on television that Chinese tourists, who were among the victims, were not the "direct target".Police on Thursday doubled the reward for clues leading to the suspect's arrest to 2 million baht, or $56,000, Somyot said. He told reporters that a Thai businessman who wished to remain anonymous had added to the 1 million baht reward police set a day earlier.A motorcycle taxi driver believed to have driven the suspect away from the scene told police the suspect handed him a piece of paper saying "Lumpini Park," a nearby park, and was talking on the phone in a foreign language that was not English, Prawuth said. Among the 20 people killed, Thai authorities have identified six victims as Thai and four as Malaysians, along with four Chinese, two people from Hong Kong including a British citizen, one Indonesian and one Singaporean.
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