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Suthep: We'll seize Bangkok after New Year

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Anti-government protesters plan to "seize Bangkok" after the New Year holiday, leader Suthep Thaugsuban vowed on Saturday, while red-shirt supporters of the government called for a fight against a possible coup. 

Mr Suthep told protesters from the Democracy Monument stage that after they return from visiting their families over the holiday, they should come back to take over the capital to return power to the people.

"I ask my brothers and sisters in various provinces to be prepared and help us seize Bangkok," he said.

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