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Police close roads to stem rally

Protesters warned off march on Government House

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The anti-government rally at the Uruphong intersection gathered strength Sunday, forcing the city police to close 14 routes in an apparent attempt to stop protesters from marching to Government House. 

Police erected concrete barriers Sunday on roads leading to Government House, ahead of the expected return of anti-government protesters. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

The rally site burst with activity as a three-day agreement with police that protesters would steer clear of Government House during the visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang came to an end. Mr Li left Sunday afternoon.

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