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Former MPs’ gathering ended by bomb scare

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Royal Thai Army soldiers armed with M-16 rifles guard the entrance to Nation Tower on Bang Na-Trad Highway. Photo: Curtis Winston

Former MP Wiwattanachai Na Kalasin on Monday told Nation TV about how a group of some 50 former members of Parliament had gathered at a hotel in Bangkok on Saturday night, before dispersing following a bomb scare about which they were alerted by security officers.

They were evacuated from the compound, but it was widely speculated that the bomb scare was a ruse by security officials who did not want to them to gather for political purposes, as that is still prohibited by order of the ruling junta.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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