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Thailand: Army expands control over Bangkok streets after declaring martial law01:08

Thailand: Army expands control over Bangkok streets after declaring martial law

Thailand, Bangkok
May 20, 2014 at 17:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thailand: Army expands control over Bangkok streets after declaring martial law

Thai soldiers were seen patrolling the streets and setting up barricades at key points around Bangkok after declaring Martial Law via a televised statement, Tuesday.

Troops already secured television stations around the capital, and could be seen patrolling the streets, checking vehicles entering the city and placing sandbags outside a city centre police headquarters.

The state of Martial Law was imposed in Thailand by the army to stem political and civil unrest after six months of anti-government protests resulting in escalating violence.

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Thailand: Army expands control over Bangkok streets after declaring martial law

Thai soldiers were seen patrolling the streets and setting up barricades at key points around Bangkok after declaring Martial Law via a televised statement, Tuesday.

Troops already secured television stations around the capital, and could be seen patrolling the streets, checking vehicles entering the city and placing sandbags outside a city centre police headquarters.

The state of Martial Law was imposed in Thailand by the army to stem political and civil unrest after six months of anti-government protests resulting in escalating violence.

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