An Explosion In Bangkok Has Injured At Least 22 Thai Protestors

A Thai emergency centre has confirmed the explosion.

1. The AP have reported that at least 22 anti-government protestors have been injured in an explosion.

3. It’s reported a small explosive device was thrown at protestors as they marched near Chulalongkorn University in the city centre.

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6. It’s not known what kind of device was used in the explosion, however, there are reports of grenade parts being found at the scene.

Found at scene of explosion - RT @bkkbase: This is from a Russian F1 Grenade. I don't believe Thais use them at all.

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7. The protestors have been under attack all week, and the latest violence comes as Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said “it’s about time” to take back control of Bangkok.

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Tovichakchaikul added, “We have to start to do something.”

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra vowed earlier this week that the planned vote will still take place on the 2 February.

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