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Dozens Hurt In Thailand Grenade Attacks

Witnesses say there were two explosions close to a stage set up by anti-Government protesters.

Last updated on January 19, 2014, at 8:56 a.m. ET

Posted on January 19, 2014, at 8:56 a.m. ET

Police say the blasts were similar to those from fragmentation grenades that killed a man on Friday.

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At least 28 people were injured, seven seriously.

Blood-stained items at the scene at the Victory Monument in central Bangkok.
Chaiwat Subprasom / Reuters

Blood-stained items at the scene at the Victory Monument in central Bangkok.

Demonstrators are attempting to displace Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her self-exiled brother Thaksin.

Chaiwat Subprasom / Reuters

Mr Shinawatra has lived abroad since 2008 to avoid a prison sentence after being convicted of corruption.

Paul Barker / Reuters

They are trying to overthrow the government and stop the upcoming elections in February.

AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn
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