Thailand: ‘International power’ suspected in assault on protesters — An armed international power carried out the assault on an anti-government protest gathering that killed a five-year-old woman in Trat on Saturday evening, stated the commander of the Thai Navy SEALS.
Rr Adm Winai Klom-in, who instructions the Naval Particular Warfare Command, or Navy SEALs, stated he believed strongly that it was the work of a international power which had sneaked into Thailand from throughout the border, based on experiences.
“Now you possibly can see what has occurred. Who else would do issues like this on this space? As I instructed you, international forces are brutal”, he stated.
The five-year-old woman who died was reportedly shot within the head.
It was past doubt that it was a international power behind the assault. When requested to show his suspicion, he responded: “Thais wouldn’t do that to fellow Thais”, the Bangkok Submit reported.
Gunmen drove by in two pick-up vans at 9:30pm Saturday whereas about 2,000 folks have been listening to a speech on the stage of a Folks’s Democratic Reform Committee rally in Trat province, about 300 kilometres east of Bangkok, based on a PDRC spokesman.
Males within the first truck threw grenades at a noodle store the place about 20 folks, together with PDRC guards, have been sitting.
Gunmen within the second truck fired at noodle store after which on the stage.
Along with the kid killed, 34 different folks have been wounded within the assault, based on experiences.
The overall variety of folks killed in Thailand’s political violence since Nov 30 now stands at 17, with one other 739 wounded, stated Well being Division chief Suphan Srithammarak on Sunday.
Of the 739 folks wounded, 695 of them have been injured in Bangkok.