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Tear gas blast injures 10

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At least 10 people were injured on Saturday when a tear gas canister exploded during a safety demonstration by the Royal Thai Air Force. 

About 200 people attending the demonstration at the Bang Phlad district office scattered in panic after the explosion.

Gp Capt Somphob Peetasen of the Air Force Ordnance Department was instructing Bangkok Metropolitan Administration staff, including street cleaners, on how to handle objects they suspected of being explosive devices.

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