37 die in Thai clashes during May 14-18

09:41, May 19, 2010      

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Thirty-seven people lost their lives during clashes between troops and anti-government protestors during May 14-18, in capital Bangkok, the Erawan's Bangkok Emergency Medical Service Center said late Tuesday.

Some 296 others were wounded as among these include both security personnel and civilians, Thai News Agency quoted the Erawan's center as saying.

Of the total injured, some 14 are the intensive care units patients, the Erawan's center said.

Thai troops are still operating to besiege the main rally site Rajprasong area in central Bangkok, aiming to pressure the anti- government protestors to end their over-month long rally.

Source: Xinhua
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