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Red shirts warn of prolonged rally

Protesters pack bags, air horns for long stay

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Red-shirt protesters who are gathering in Bangkok say they are likely to extend their two-day rally if they are unhappy with the Constitution Court's ruling on the make-up of the Senate today. 

About100people turn up at the Constitution Court to give moral support to nine judges whowill today rule on the charter amendment draft on the composition of the Senate. TAWATCHAI KHEMGUMNERD

The group, led by the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), started rallying at Rajamangala Stadium in Hua Mak yesterday to support the Pheu Thai-led government. By mid-evening the red shirts estimated they had drawn 60,000 supporters. Police put the figure at 20,500.

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