Bangkok police fire water cannon, rubber bullets, tear gas on Anti-Prayut protesters

Thai police water cannon at protest site

Thai police water cannon at protest site. Photo: Prachatai / Youtube. CC BY 3.0.




Police in Bangkok on Sunday fired water cannon, rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters demanding that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha step down and the government be held accountable for its gross mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The demonstrators clashed with police blocking Ratchadamoneon Nok Avenue in a bid to prevent them from marching to Government House, forcing the protesters to abandon the originally planned route on Ratchadamnoen Nok and switch to Nakhon Sawan Road.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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