Thursday, April 22, 2010

Unrest In Thailand Continues -- News Updates April 22, 2010

The red shirts, drawn largely from rural and under-privileged backgrounds, want the government out and new elections held immediately. Photo from The BBC

Explosions In Bangkok Wound Dozens -- New York Times

BANGKOK — At least five explosions struck the business district of Bangkok on Thursday evening, killing one person and wounding at least 75 others as rival groups of protesters rallied and shouted insults at each other across a military barricade.

Two explosions went off on a raised walkway of Bangkok’s elevated train system and another went off near the Dusit Thani hotel, causing people to flee for shelter at a nearby restaurant and shops.

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More News On The Unrest In Thailand

Three Explosions Shake Bangkok, Tensions Rise -- New York Times/Reuters
Bangkok blasts kill one, injure 75 - Thai media -- Reuters
Deadly blasts hit Bangkok protest hub -- BBC
Explosions kill 1, wound dozens in Bangkok -- AP
4 small blasts take place near Bangkok protest -- AP
Thai PM calls emergency meeting after explosions -- CNN
1 Dead in Bangkok Protests, More Than 70 Wounded -- Voice of America
Deadly Explosions Hit Bangkok -- Wall Street Journal
Thai grenade attacks kill one and injure 75 -- The Telegraph
Tensions Remain High in Bangkok -- Voice of America
Thai red-shirt protesters prepare for violent showdown -- BBC
Thailand's unrest spreads as army train blocked -- AP
Red Shirt protests change Thai political landscape -- AP

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