Quick Update – Main Highlights of the Last 24 Hours in Bangkok
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva imposed a curfew in Bangkok on Wednesday from 8 p.m. (1300 GMT) until 6 a.m. on Thursday (2300 GMT Wednesday) The curfew — details of which were read out on national television — was ordered to let security authorities perform their duty, Abhisit said in the order.
Panitan announced on television that the curfew relaxation would be extended to those carrying passports and travel documents.
Thai troops stormed the camps that protesters had made their home, crushing barricades with armored vehicles and opening fire.
Seven leaders of the protest surrendered to the government, infuriating their followers. They took their anger out across the city, setting off grenades and setting landmarks on fire. A cloak of black smoke shrouded the skyline.
Some of the worst violence happened near a Buddhist temple. Mark MacKinnon, a Canadian reporter, watched his colleague get shot in the leg.
Life in Bangkok may still be in Turmoil, However areas outside Bangkok are safe to Travel to.