Provincial protesters unblock public highways

August 27th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

After 16 hours of obstructing traffic on a highway in kilometer 493-494 in Tha Kham (ท่าข้าม) sub-district of Chumporn (ชุมพร) province, thousands of People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) protesters eventually abandoned their rally site on the road.

The protesters are expected to gather and bolster major congregation in Bangkok metropolis soon, with their rally costing 5 million baht of economic destruction today (August 27th).

At the same time, PAD protesters in the Northern region have also unblocked highway No. 117 in Wachirabarami (อำเภอวชิรบารมี) district of Phichit province.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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