PHOTOS Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok over protest

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Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok over protest

Xinhua

15:51, October 16, 2020

Photo taken on Oct. 15, 2020 shows the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has declared a state of emergency in the capital Bangkok effective from 4:00 a.m. Thursday, banning gatherings of five or more people. The move was in response to the anti-government protest staged in the city center on Wednesday night. Thousands participated in the demonstration, and several protest leaders were arrested, according to Thai media reports. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren)

Photo taken on Oct. 15, 2020 shows the avenue outside the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has declared a state of emergency in the capital Bangkok effective from 4:00 a.m. Thursday, banning gatherings of five or more people. The move was in response to the anti-government protest staged in the city center on Wednesday night. Thousands participated in the demonstration, and several protest leaders were arrested, according to Thai media reports. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren)

Photo taken on Oct. 15, 2020 shows the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has declared a state of emergency in the capital Bangkok effective from 4:00 a.m. Thursday, banning gatherings of five or more people. The move was in response to the anti-government protest staged in the city center on Wednesday night. Thousands participated in the demonstration, and several protest leaders were arrested, according to Thai media reports. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren)

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