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Seven seriously injured in Bangkok explosion

Twenty-eight people were injured, seven of them seriously, in an explosion on Sunday at a camp of anti-government protesters in the centre of the Thai capital, medical officials said.

 

"There were 28 people injured from the blast at the Victory Monument," Suphan Srithamma, director general of the Bangkok Emergency Medical Centre, told reporters. "Among these 7 people were seriously injured."

 

The incident was the latest violence in more than two months of protests in Bangkok aimed at bringing down the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. (Reuters)