Thai army moves to crush protests

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

    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.