Thai army moves to crush protests

Clashes as troops launch offensive to end weeks of red shirt protests.

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Hundreds of troops have stormed the main encampment of anti-government red shirt protesters in the Thai capital, Bangkok.

The offensive following weeks of street protests triggered clashes in which five protesters and one foreign journalist were killed.

Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports on a day violence in Bangkok.

Source: Al Jazeera