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Clashes claim at least eight lives: Erawan center

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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.

The Nation

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