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Leaders of the pro-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship on Sunday ordered tens of thousands of their supporters to end a mass rally in Bangkok after violence left at least one person dead and dozens more wounded. 

Red-shirt supporters leave Rajamangala National Stadium on Sunday after their leaders ordered tens of thousands of their supporters to end a mass rally. (AFP photo)

"In order to avoid further complicating the situation for the government, we have decided to let people return home," Thida Thavornseth told protesters gathered in a Bangkok stadium.

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