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The Latest: Thai military says international terrorism link 'unlikely' in Bangkok bombing

  • A Thai policeman patrols with a bomb sniffing dog in Bangkok, Thailand. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Three days after the attack at a revered shrine in central Bangkok killed 20 people, authorities appeared to have few solid leads into the perpetrators of the deadliest attack in Thailand's recent history. Police said they suspect the plot involved at least 10 people but described that figure as theoretical. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    A Thai policeman patrols with a bomb sniffing dog in Bangkok, Thailand. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Three days after the attack at a revered shrine in central Bangkok killed 20 people, authorities appeared to have few solid leads into the perpetrators of the deadliest attack in Thailand's recent history. Police said they suspect the plot involved at least 10 people but described that figure as theoretical. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)  (The Associated Press)

  • Gao Yan Ping, from Jiangxi province, China, center, is overcome with emotion at the Police General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, after he arrived to claim the body and remains of his daughter and his wife who were killed in Monday's bombing at the Erawan Shrine, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Gao Yan Ping, from Jiangxi province, China, center, is overcome with emotion at the Police General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, after he arrived to claim the body and remains of his daughter and his wife who were killed in Monday's bombing at the Erawan Shrine, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)  (The Associated Press)

  • Gao Yan Ping, from Jiangxi province, China, center, is overcome with emotion at the Police General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, after he arrived to claim the body and remains of his daughter and his wife who were killed in Monday's bombing at the Erawan Shrine, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Gao Yan Ping, from Jiangxi province, China, center, is overcome with emotion at the Police General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, after he arrived to claim the body and remains of his daughter and his wife who were killed in Monday's bombing at the Erawan Shrine, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)  (The Associated Press)

The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):

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12:00 p.m.

Thailand's military junta spokesman Col. Winthai Suvaree says that this week's deadly bombing in Bangkok was "unlikely to be linked to international terrorism."

He also said that Chinese tourists, who were among the victims, were not the "direct target."

"The security agencies have collaborated with intelligence agencies from a lot of countries and have come to the same preliminary conclusion that the incident is unlikely to be linked to international terrorism," he said.

At least 20 people were killed and more than 120 injured in Monday evening's blast at Erawan Shrine, a popular tourist site that is known to attract Chinese visitors.

On Tuesday, police issued an arrest warrant for the prime suspect, describing him as an unidentified "foreign" man.