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With Interpreter on the Run, Erawan Bombing Trial is Postponed to September

The Erawan Shrine, a Hindu shrine in Bangkok

The Erawan Shrine, a Hindu shrine in Bangkok. Photo: Colin Tsoi.


BANGKOK — The first court examination of a witness in the bomb attack that killed 20 people last year was adjourned on Tuesday because an interpreter for the two accused bombers jumped his bail on drug charges.

The delay meant that not a single person has testified to the trial on the Aug. 2015 deadly bombing of Erawan Shrine so far. The lengthy trial has already angered some victims of the attack who felt that the authorities are not doing enough to bring those responsible to justice.

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By Sasiwan Mokkhasen