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Protesters prevent Thais voting in Bangkok

2 February 2014 Last updated at 01:50 GMT

Millions of Thais are heading to the polls to vote in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests.

Anti-government protesters have said they will disrupt voting across Thailand and continue their campaign to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quit.

The BBC's Jonathan Head visited a polling station in Bangkok where would-be voters were unable to cast their ballots, as protesters had set up barricades around the venue.

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