Four Dead In Thai Clashes, PM Faces Corruption Charges – 18 February 2014

RT logoThe Thai police’s attempt to dismantle protest camps in Bangkok has ended in violent clashes, four deaths, and over 60 people injured. Simultaneously, an anti-corruption body filed charges against the Prime Minister, which may prompt impeachment.

The violent stand-off between protesters and police in Bangkok was sparked on Tuesday by an operation called the “Peace for Bangkok Mission”, during which 15,000 officers tried to clear protest sites around government offices in the capital.

Erawan Medical Center, which monitors city hospitals, said, according to AP, that three civilians and a police officer died, and 64 others were injured in the clashes, including a journalist working for Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV.

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