Dispersion operation begins as armoured vehichles crush red-shirts' blockade at Lumpini

10:11, May 19, 2010      

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Red shirt Thai troops and an armoured vehicle take up their positions on a deserted road at the entrance of the business district during a rally by anti-government "red shirt" protesters in Bangkok May 19, 2010. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

The armoured vehicles broke through the blockade of the "red-shirts" in Lumpini Park area in downtown Bangkok at 8 a.m. Wendesday as the troops'' dispersion operation kicked off.

At least one "red-shirt" was shot and wounded in the clashes as the troops were trying to moving forward in an effort to disperse the protesters.
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