Weapons seized from protesters (pix)

Police said they found 12 homemade explosives, 22 giant firecrackers, one teargas cannister, four bags of nitrate powder and a lot of knotted rope and marbles at an anti-government rally site near the Energy Ministry complex on Tuesday.

Pol Col Kamthorn Ouicharoen, chief of the Metropolitan Police Bureau's explosive ordnance disposal squad, said 26 protection vests and 31 metal helmets were also found during an operation to retake besieged government buildings in Bangkok.

Reports said PTT executives and top officials of the Energy Ministry would inspect the offices on Tuesday afternoon before allowing staff to return to work.

Police arrest dozens of opposition protesters at the Energy Ministry complex on Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014. (Video by Pornprom Satrabhaya)

The photo gallery captures the events surrounding the anti-government protests in Bangkok on Feb 18, 2014. (Bangkok Post photos)

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