Security agencies checking background of two youths held in Bangkok

Security agencies are checking the background of two people detained in Bangkok in connection with a bombing at a temple in Thailand who belong to Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka.

New Delhi: Security agencies are checking the background of two people detained in Bangkok in connection with a bombing at a temple in Thailand who belong to Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka.

The two, whose names had been withheld, were called for questioning by Bangkok police after they were seen on CCTV talking to a foreign suspect wanted in Thailand's deadliest bombing at a temple.

Sources said after receiving information from the Indian embassy in Bangkok, background checks were being carried in Kashmir and Bengaluru from where the two boys hail.

The sources said that the two were roommates and lived in the same apartment where the arrested suspect was staying.

The two Indians were taken away for questioning during a raid at the Maimuna Garden Home apartment in Minburi last night.

A blast took place outside a popular Erawan Brahma Shrine last month in which killed 20 people and injured more than 100 others.

So far Bangkok police has issued arrest warrants have been issued for 12 suspects. Two have been arrested, both foreigners, one carrying a Chinese passport.

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