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Hell breaks loose at pro-democracy rally

Hell breaks loose at pro-democracy rally

THURSDAY, August 12, 2021

The Talu Fah pro-democracy group gathered on Wednesday, aiming to march to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s residence. But police were deployed to prevent the group from heading to the prime minister’s house, resulting in a clash at Victory Monument, which then expanded to Din Daeng intersection.

The protesters allegedly set fire to a Din Daeng police truck, before police retaliated with rubber bullets and tear gas as the situation took a horrible turn.

One of the protesters tried to lob a ping pong bomb at officers but it exploded prematurely, causing him severe injury.

A total ten police officers were injured and two police vehicles burnt, according to the police, before an uneasy calm was restored.

Let’s take a look at what transpired: