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Thai gov't announces to cut water, power supply to "red-shirts"

05-12-2010 13:18 BJT

BANGKOK, May 12 (Xinhua) -- The Thai government's Center for the Resolution of Emergency Situations (CRES) on Wednesday announced to cut water and power supply to "red-shirt" protesters.

The center will cut water, power supply, as well as water and land transportation in Rachaprasong intersection area, the "red- shirts" rally site, starting from midnight, CRES spokesman Col. Sansern Kaewkamnerd told a press conference.

Telephone signal will also be cut off, while buses, trains, and waterway services around the rally site will be blocked.

"We will also block their food supply," the Bangkok Post's website quoted Col. Sansern as saying.

Those, who have been living in the area as well as embassies will be affected by this measure, Col. Sansern added.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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