A day in photos

The aftermath of bombings in Manchester and Bangkok and the death of Roger Moore are among featured events on May 23, 2017.



Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, a day after an explosion. An apparent suicide bomber set off an improvised explosive device that killed over a dozen people at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, Manchester police said. — Peter Byrne/PA via AP


The damaged section of the army's Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok is closed with a high partition behind the signs, after the bombing there on Monday. — Chanat Katanyu


Security officials carefully check vehicles in the vicinity of Government House in Bangkok after Mondays' bombing at the army's hospital. — Thanarak Khunton


Crowds of people join mass prayers for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Her Majesty the Queen at the Royal Plaza, Bangkok. — Pattarachai Preechapanich


About a dozen of thunderbolt-hit pupils are being treated at Umphang Hospital in Umphang district, Tak. — Assawin Pinitwong


Security authorities look for a bomb in the pickup truck stolen from a severely injured woman in Chana district, Songkhla, to prevent car bombing. — Assawin Pakkawan


Flight attendant hopefuls are applying for jobs at Thai Smile Airways, at the crew centre of Thai Airways International in Bangkok. — Apichit Jinakul


Police and security are seen outside the club where police detained 141 men for what they described as a gay prostitution ring, in Jakarta, Indonesia. — REUTERS


This is a May 1968 file photo of British actor Roger Moore of "The Saint" and James Bond fame. Roger Moore's family said that the former James Bond star has died after a short battle with cancer. — AP


A man looks out of the Uber office in Hong Kong, China. According to media reports, 21 Uber drivers were arrested by the Hong Kong Police for illegally driving a car for hire and for driving without third party risks insurance. — EPA

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