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Emergency decree stays put

Fresh grenade attacks spark safety concerns

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The emergency decree is likely to remain following a fresh grenade attack on the Criminal Court. 

Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said the political situation is still volatile, even though anti-government protests have been scaled down with the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) combining several rally sites into one.

Mr Surapong said sporadic attacks continue to hit the city, and the attack on the Criminal Court mean the emergency decree is likely to stay.

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