One police officer and three civilians were killed and 64 injured as authorities tried to reclaim the anti-government protest site at Phan Fah Bridge on Ratchadamnoen Avenue, the Erawan Centre confirmed.
A police officer aims a gun while attempting to retake the protest site at Phan Fah Bridge on Tuesday morning. (Photo by Pattarachai Prechapanich)
The centre, operated by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, said a policeman identified as Pol Sen Sgt Maj Pienchai Parawat, 45, from Rayong, was killed by a wound to his chest. Suphot Boonrung, 52, died from a head wound, while Thanusak Rattanakoch, 29, was found unconscious by rescuers at the protest site and never recovered. The identity of a third man killed in the incident is still unknown.
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