(28 December) One anti-government protester has been killed and three more injured in a drive-by shooting on their protest sites earlier this morning.
Witnesses said a car carrying a group of unidentified male individuals pulled up near the anti-government protesters? encampment at Chamai Maruchet Bridge in governmental district of Bangkok at 03.15 today.
The assailants then reportedly rolled down the window and fired an M16 rifle at the group of protest guards positioned near the rally site and quickly fled the scene.
Soon afterwards, the same vehicle parked at another rally site at Missakawan Intersection and the gunmen discharged unknown rounds of ammunition at the protest volunteer guards there, then sped away, according to witnesses.
Four anti-government protest guards have been wounded by the gunfire, and one of them later died at hospital. One of the injured protesters is said to be in critical condition.
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