Petrol bomb thrown at red rally

CHIANG MAI ― Two men lobbed a petrol bomb at the site of a red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) rally in Chiang Mai's Muang district late Tuesday night.

Chiang Mai police chief Pol Maj Gen Krich Kittilue said on Wednesday that a red-shirt leader filed a complaint with Muang police station at 9.45pm Tuesday saying that two men on a motorcycle tossed a Molotov cocktail at his group’s rally site near Chang Puak Gate on Manee Nopparat Road and then sped away, Thai Rath online reported. 

The complainant claimed the attackers targeted the rally stage but missed. The petrol bomb hit the old city wall and burst into flames, but no one was injured. 

Investigators were examining security camera footage, hoping to identify the suspects, Pol Maj Gen Krich said. 

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Discussion 1 : 23/01/2014 at 01:29 AM
When PDRC/Dem got attacked, it was the reds/government doings. When reds are attacked, it is still the reds/government doings. Amazing!
Discussion 2 : 22/01/2014 at 06:39 PM
And there was I to believe, it was only the red shirts that do this sort of thing.
Discussion 3 : 22/01/2014 at 06:36 PM
Shows you what is considered important?
Discussion 4 : 22/01/2014 at 05:58 PM
That is because the reds are the ones who threw it and missed on purpose.
Discussion 5 : 22/01/2014 at 05:50 PM
If Thailand took up cricket or baseball as a sport they might do better at throwing grenades or Molotov cocktails, they seem to persistently miss their targets.
Discussion 6 : 22/01/2014 at 05:33 PM
The friendly PDRC?
Discussion 7 : 22/01/2014 at 05:31 PM
Another false-flag incident engineered by the government to keep their red supporters onside!
Discussion 8 : 22/01/2014 at 05:20 PM
There was a Red rally in Chiang Mai ? As usual no info about that but when 100 anti governmental protestors are in front of the provincial hall in Samut Prakan be sure they're will be the photo in the headline….
Discussion 9 : 22/01/2014 at 05:10 PM
Anyone with half a brain and any common sense can see that these sudden attacks (if in fact they are real) is not coming from the anti-government protest groups. Just what is it that TS is trying to stimulate here?

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