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Suthep confirms possible assassination attempts on important figures in Thailand

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BANGKOK, 9 September 2010 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister for Security Affairs Suthep Thaugsuban admits receiving there are reports of possible assassination to be attempted on important figures but no report of anticipating violence in the upcoming opposition rallies during the upcoming red-shirt rallies on 19 September.

Deputy Prime Minister Suthep said he has instructed the police to tighten security although there has been no concrete information from intelligence agency on violence that may occur during the United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship’s (UDD) demonstration. Meanwhile, the authorities have already assigned officers to guard the public figures who reportedly have been targeted for assassination.

The UDD has announced to stage their rallies in Bangkok and Chiang Mai on 19 September to mark the 4th anniversary of the 2006 military coup.


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