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Violence will only extend stalemate

ANALYSIS: Third-party intervention looks more likely

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The government is likely to face a prolonged political stand-off with the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) after a series of violent attacks on anti-government protesters. 

The Banthat Thong Road blast on Friday and the grenade explosion at Victory Monument yesterday are likely to push both sides further apart.

Following the Banthat Thong blast, PDRC secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban urged protesters in the South to lay siege to government offices starting on Monday.

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