Eight people, including a foreign photographer, were killed as red shirts protesters battled with combined forces of police and soldiers.
Erawan Rescue Center’s chief Phetpong Kamjornkitjakarn said a total of eight people were killed during the clashes.
At least 486 people, soldiers and red shirts protesters were wounded.
He confirmed that one victim was a Japanese reporter of Reuters news agency.
Central Hospital director Dr Pitchaya Nakwatchara earlier identified the photographer as Hirouki Muramoto.
Muramoto was shot at his chest, he said.