Anti-coup protesters, soldiers clash at McDonalds Ratchaprasong

At midday on Sunday, hundreds of protesters gathered in front of McDonalds in Amarin Plaza, near Ratchaprasong intersection, following red shirt faction leader Sombat Boongam-anong's Facebook invitation to  meet up "to have burgers." The confrontation heated up after soldiers tried to lock down the area and prevent civilians from entering. Protesters shouted "get out!" and "elections!" while the soldiers blasted Thai right-wing music at them from military vehicles.

 

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