Bangkok rallies face road blocks
Police set up empty containers as barriers on Phahonyothin Road near Wat Phra Si Mahathat in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district on Saturday afternoon in anticipation of rallies by anti-government protesters.
Several political groups have scheduled rallies on Saturday at various locations in Bangkok.
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Metropolitan Police chief Pol Lt-General Phukphong Phongpetra said that the bureau has deployed 32 companies of crowd control police, or 4,800 officers, to ensure public safety at these locations.