Moment of deadly bomb blast in Bangkok caught on camera (DISTURBING VIDEO)
Police said that the explosion involved a motorcycle bomb. More than 80 people have been injured by the blast, according to local media.
A police car and ambulances hurried to the Rajprasong intersection, where the bomb exploded at around 7 p.m. local time (1200 GMT). It is reported that body parts were scattered all over the area.
Police have found at least one more bomb in the area, the Bangkok Post reports.
The Erawan is a world-famous shrine to the Hindu god Brahma visited by thousands of pilgrims and tourists every day.