Staff at the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) were given the day off on Wednesday in mourning for the five people killed during the police operation to reclaim Phan Fah Bridge on Tuesday.
BMA spokeswoman Three-dao Aphaiwong said the administrative team taking business leave on Wednesday include the Bangkok governor’s deputies, the BMA chairman, the governor's consulting team and the assistant to the governor’s secretary.
Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra will carry on working to avoid being accused of neglecting his duties during the political crisis in the capital.
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