One more death from Bangkok's Saturday clashes

13:40, April 15, 2010      

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Another civilian who was injured during the violent clashes between the Thai security forces and the anti-government red-shirt protesters died, bringing the toll of the tragic event to 24, the nation's Erawan Emergency Center said Thursday.

The latest victim, Saming Taengpetch, 49, was shot in the head during the clashes late Saturday, Erawan said.

There are currently 21 people in hospital with injuries inflicted then, with 14 still in critical condition and still under intensive care.

Violence erupted Saturday when troops tried to clear one of the rally sites of the red-shirt protesters. So far, among the dead were 19 civilians and five soldiers, according to Erawan.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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