Two soldiers were shot and wounded by guards of the Network of Students and People for the Reform of Thailand (NSPRT) while on patrol duty on Soi Likhit near the 1st Army Region headquarters and Wat Benjamabopit in Dusit district on Saturday night, according to Maj Gen Apirat Kongsompong, commander of the 1st Infantry Division.
Maj Gen Apirat, who is responsible for overseeing the overall military operation as well as coordinating with the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo), said the incident took place at 9.10pm.
The two soldiers who were shot and wounded were Chief Warrant Office Chaiyan Lekpong and L/Cpl Prasert Chansri.
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