Police in central Bangkok take control
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Thai police clear central Bangkok protest site

Police have been deployed in Bangkok to retake some sites occupied by protesters since they started their anti-government campaign in November.

Officers took control of the main Royal Boulevard in the Thai capital, facing little resistance.

However they abandoned their plan to retake a government complex because of the likelihood of serious violence.

Jonathan Head reports from one of the areas retaken by the police.

  • 14 Feb 2014
  • From the section Asia
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