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Bombs and shootings in Bangkok as the protests continue

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Bombs and shootings in Bangkok as the protests continue | Samui Times
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Yesterday and explosive device was thrown into the housing compound of Abhisit Vejjajiva, the Democratic leader just before midnight on Sukumivt soi 31, nobody was injured in the attack.

In a separate incident at 00.12 an unknown gunman opened fire on protesters near the Pathumwan stage (Saphan Hua Chang Bridge). Twopeole were injured in the head and leg and were taken to the Chulalongkorn University Hospital.

In the mean time Prime Minister Yingluck has reiterated that she will not resign as demanded by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee. She has said that this is not a decision based on any kind of wish to cling to power but to protect the democracy that belongs to the people. She said she would like to see the Democrat joining to show its spirit adding political parties have the duties to run in the election.
If they do no not observe the rules, how could the country live.PDRC 1

Earlier Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has said her proposed forum with so many participants would not resolve any problem but to even complicate the problem.

PDRC leader Suthep Thaugsuban has rejected such proposal saying there was no more talk, no compromise and no bargaining, except she resigns and leaves the country.

As the protests rage on in the capital the protestors have been advised to take care of their health by ensuring the drink enough water, do not miss meals and get enough sleep. They have also been advised to limit the amount of time they spend out in the sun. Dr Porntep Siriwanarangsun, the Department of Health Director General said that protestors should have a banana on them, as they are a good source of nutrition, he also asked the people not to become obsessed with political issues and ensure they spend some time enjoying other activities.

Although no significant effects from the protests have been noticed by airlines leaving for the airport four hours before flying is encouraged.

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