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Police probe weapons use in lethal clash

M67 grenade pieces found at Phan Fah

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Police have launched an investigation into the use of heavy weapons during the deadly clash between police and anti-government protesters on Tuesday. 

People from Don Muang district visit Pol Snr Sgt Maj Thiradet Lekphu at the Police General Hospital yesterday. The officer was badly injured when he tried to kick a grenade away from riot police during a clash with protesters on Ratchadamnoen Avenue on Tuesday. Apichit Jinakul

The move came after explosives and forensic experts, who jointly examined the area where police and anti-government protesters clashed on Tuesday, agreed yesterday that heavy weapons had been used.

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