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The last minute decision to change the route of an anti-government protest march on Friday made it impossible for police to provide proper security for the group, leading to an explosion which injured 36 demonstrators, according national police chief Adul Saengsingkaew. 

Police search for evidence in the bombing of a People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) march on Banthat Thong road on Friday, Jan 17, 2014. Protesters refused police entry to a nearby building believed to be the place where a suspect threw the bomb at demonstrators. (Photo by Pattarachai Prechapanich)

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