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  1. A woman lights incense before offering prayers at the reopened Erawan shrine in Bangkok. Source: Getty

    Shrine Reopens, Thailand Offers Reward for Arrest

    They’re praying for answers … and normalcy. Authorities have offered 1 million Thai baht — roughly $28,000 — for information leading to an arrest in Monday’s bombing at Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine, which killed 20 and injured scores. The site, with a now slightly damaged statue of the Hindu god Brahma, reopened today without much visible security, allowing worshippers to offer flowers and condolences. Police believe a “network” was behind the attack, and they’re working to identify a man from video footage who was pictured leaving a backpack at the scene.

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