Grenade Blast Hits Thai Protesters

Anti-government group vows to topple government after fatal attack
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2008 5:54 AM CST
Grenade Blast Hits Thai Protesters
Thai anti-government protesters react after a grenade exploded at their protest camp inside Government House grounds in Bangkok today.   (AP Photo)

Thai protesters vowed to step up their campaign to oust the government after a grenade thrown into their camp killed one and injured 23 this morning, Reuters reports. The government—and a renegade major-general who vowed to attack the protesters with bombs and snakes dropped from planes—denied involvement. Unions supporting the protesters are discussing strikes, and tensions are expected to remain high in the capital Bangkok.
(More Thai protesters stories.)

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