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17 Nov 2020

Thailand: 50 injured as pro-democracy protests escalate

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Five people have been treated for gunshot wounds, after at least 50 were injured in the latest pro-democracy protests in the Thai capital Bangkok. Crowds clashed with riot police outside the country’s parliament – as officers fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse them. Lawmakers have begun debating proposals to amend Thailand’s constitution.