Wednesday, 19 May 2010

The tanks have rolled in, but it’s not over yet

The government’s patience finally ran out and they sent the tanks in to storm the barricades in the red-shirt’s central Bangkok encampment.

The protest leaders formally surrendered and told their followers to leave. However it seems some factions of the red-shirts have splintered off and so we’re seeing some looting and the massive Central World Plaza shopping centre has been set alight, as has the Channel 3 TV studio.

Some red-shirts were holed-up in a Skytrain station and fending off army offensives.

Although the official protest seems to have been dispersed, expect more trouble in the days ahead.

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