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Thais take to the streets over government's COVID-19 pandemic response

Lillian Suwanrumpha, AFP

Posted at Aug 10 2021 10:56 PM | Updated as of Aug 10 2021 11:16 PM

Thais protest government handling of COVID-19 pandemic

Pro-democracy protesters clash with police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government's handling of the COVID-19 crisis, in Bangkok on Tuesday. The number of injured protesters was not known but at least six have been arrested while a police officer was shot in the leg and three were hit by shrapnel from a homemade bomb, according to police.