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Thai authorities issue arrest warrants for 2 suspects wanted in Bangkok mall blasts

Photos of two suspects believed linked to a pair of small bomb blasts outside a luxury shopping mall in Bangkok over the weekend, are shown by police officers at the police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Authorities in Thailand have issued arrest warrants for the two suspects. The blurry images of the suspects, described as "Asian-looking" by a police spokesman, were captured on closed-circuit camera footage close to where the homemade pipe bombs detonated and wounded one person. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Photos of two suspects believed linked to a pair of small bomb blasts outside a luxury shopping mall in Bangkok over the weekend, are shown by police officers at the police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Authorities in Thailand have issued arrest warrants for the two suspects. The blurry images of the suspects, described as "Asian-looking" by a police spokesman, were captured on closed-circuit camera footage close to where the homemade pipe bombs detonated and wounded one person. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)  (The Associated Press)

Authorities in Thailand have issued arrest warrants for two suspects believed linked to a pair of small bomb blasts outside a luxury shopping mall in downtown Bangkok over the weekend that wounded one person.

National police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thawornsiri said Wednesday a search was underway for the men.

Blurry images of the two men were captured on closed-circuit camera footage close to where the homemade pipe bombs detonated. One of them can be seen in the footage carrying a small bag over his shoulder. Police have not yet identified the suspects by name.

After Prawut spoke to reporters, a Bangkok court approved arrest warrants for the suspects.

Police say the bombs were designed to cause panic rather than death.