In pictures: Bangkok shrine reopens

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The Erawan Shrine in Bangkok had opened for worship again, two days after a bomb blast killed at least 20 people.

As Bangkok's residents mourn the dead Thai police are hunting for a man suspected of planting the pipe bomb on Monday night. They now say they believe he had support from "a network.

Here are the latest images from the shrine:

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image captionVisitors and worshippers returned to the shrine, watched by TV crews
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image captionShrine workers carried out their duties among the visitors
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image captionThe debris and human remains which littered the area were earlier cleared away
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image captionMinor damage could be seen on one of the faces of the statue of Brahma, the Hindu creation god.
image captionBy Wednesday morning a crater created by the bomb blast was filled in with concrete, but remained cordoned off.
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image captionThis was the scene on Monday night at the scene of the blast, at a bench by the shrine. A nearby iron fence was bent by the force of the explosion.
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image captionThe next morning police officers were still searching for clues around the cordoned-off shrine.
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image captionMeanwhile workers cleaned up the debris at the site.
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image captionAs Tuesday wore on, Bangkok residents laid candles, flowers, and messages of support at the shrine.
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