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Protesters move in early for Bangkok shutdown

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Anti-government protesters began their Bangkok shutdown at several locations late Sunday afternoon ahead of the planned Monday operation, prompting bus services to be rerouted swiftly as police set up service points near the seven protest sites. 

Protesters began blocking Chaeng Wattana Road on Sunday late afternoon, cutting off the main access to the Government Complex. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

The People's Democratic Reform Committee protesters began blocking traffic and setting up stages at Pathumwan intersection, Lat Phrao intersection, Chaeng Wattana Road and Victory Monument before 8pm Sunday. More roads around Lat Phrao were closed after midnight.

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