Department of Medicine says 28 injured from grenade attacks at Victory Monument


BANGKOK, 19 January 2014 The Department of Medicine has stated that 28 were injured from two grenade attacks at the Victory Monument on Sunday. 

Among the 28 victims, seven were seriously injured and have been admitted to three major Bangkok hospitals. They were hit by shrapnel at theirs head and chest. Two of them have undergone surgery operations while the rest were admitted for further treatment and diagnosis. No one was killed.

The two grenades were thrown into the crowd during the rally of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee to invite Bangkok residents to join in an attempt to overthrow the Yingluck Shinawatra caretaker government and also to derail the general election on February 2.