Bangkok Battlefield Death Toll Rises

BANGKOK BATTLEFIELD – Violence continues for a third consecutive day in Bangkok’s commercial district Silom, as Thai troops battle with the ‘red shirts’ mob.  The number of those killed and injured rises to at least 17 dead and over 150 injured.  In parts of Bangkok, which is normally a hustling, bustling capital, there is an eerie silence.  In stark contrast, the downtown commercial district of Silom resembles a battlefield.  Below is a selection of detailed media reports and updates from Bangkok’s battlefields… 

SKY NEWS UPDATE – Live Firing Zone Declared In Bangkok

REUTERS NEWS – Fighting In Thai Capital Leaves 17 Dead

BBC NEWS VIDEO – Violence In Bangkok Claims More Lives

STICKMAN – Stickman’s Special Report – 15/05/2010