Thai soldiers fire rubber bullets at "red-shirts"

15:50, April 28, 2010      

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Thai soldiers fired rubber bullets Wednesday at about 2,000 "red-shirts" protestors, at the National Memorial in Pathum Thani's Khu Khot district, reported Bangkok Post.

The "red-shirts", led by Kwanchai Praipana, were heading for Talad Thai marker on Phahon Yothin road in Pathum Thani's Khlong Luang district, the newspaper's website said.

Their intention was to set up a road block to prevent police and soldiers from entering Bangkok via Phahon Yothin road.

The soldiers started to fire at the "red-shirts" with rubber bullets shortly before 2 p.m. (0700 GMT) while the "red-shirts" were approaching the National Memorial.

Source: Xinhua


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