Friday, December 19, 2014   

Another Bangkok protest camp attacked
(02-25 18:25)

Another anti-government protest site in Thailand's capital was attacked today following a weekend of violence that left four people dead, including three children, security officials said.
Deputy National Police spokesman Anucha Romyanan said the attack occurred early today at a protest camp near Lumpini Park in downtown Bangkok. He said shots were fired from a car and a motorcycle at protest site guards there and at another protest site near the upscale Ratchaprasong shopping area.
On Sunday, a grenade attack at Ratchaprasong killed a 6-year-old girl and her 4-year-old brother. A 5-year-old girl died Saturday in another attack on a rally site in the eastern province of Trat.
At least 20 people have been killed and more than 700 have been hurt since November in violence related to protests demanding that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra resign.—AP
   
Other World breaking news:
Malaysia charges Australian mum with drug trafficking (1 hr 20 mins ago)
Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms: reports (1 hr 43 mins ago)
Japanese scientist resigns over stem cell scandal (1 hr 54 mins ago)
SKorea far-left party dissolved for 'backing NKorea' (12-19 11:20)
11th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola (12-18 18:30)
SKorean group cancels plans for border tree (12-18 17:57)
Merkel says Russia sanctions remain 'unavoidable' (12-18 17:55)
Airbags could have expiry date: Japan auto industry chief (12-18 17:49)
Russian economy to rebound in two years at latest: Putin (12-18 17:37)
Japan lab cannot repeat ground-breaking cell finding (12-18 15:04)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.