Core leaders tell "red-shirts" blocking road to return to main rally site in Bangkok

16:03, April 28, 2010      

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By 14:30 p.m. Wednesday Thai "red-shirt" core leaders told several hundreds of the "red-shirts" who are blocking the Vibhavadi Rangsit Road to return to the Rathchaprasong Intersection in the center of capital Bangkok.

Several hundreds of the anti-government "red-shirts" were blocking the Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in capital Bangkok as they actually were heading to stage a rally at a market in central province Pathum Thani bordering capital Bangkok to show moral support for the "red-shirt" supporters there.

But, several hundreds of joint police-army forces are blocking the road in order to prevent the "red-shirts" from moving further to reach the targeted market.

The Xinhua journalist reported from the Vibhavadi Rangsit Road that the security forces are stationing about 200-300 meters away from the group of the "red-shirts".

The sound of giant fireworks is often heard from the group of the "red-shirts" who are blocking the Vibhavadi Rangsit Road.

And, by 15:00 p.m. the anti-government "red-shirts" are still gathering on the Vibhavadi Rangsit Road.

On April 26, "red-shirt" core leader Natthawut Saikua said the mobile rally would be held since the government is still attempting to disperse the "red-shirt" rally site.

Source: Xinhua


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