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Police, protesters hug, make up

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After two days of heavy clashes, anti-government demonstrators and riot police suddenly turned from foes to friends yesterday when officers agreed to let protesters into the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) and Government House compounds. 

Police remove concrete barriers at Pol 1 intersection with a crane to clear the way for anti-government protesters to enter the Metropolitan Police Bureau. APICHART JINAKUL

Police who fired tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets at the protesters to keep them away from the concrete barriers erected to safeguard the MPB at Pol 1 intersection and Government House at Chamai Maruchet bridge yesterday helped the protesters remove the barriers instead.

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