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Video aims to 'overthrow government'

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An "al-Qaeda" video posted on YouTube making death threats against former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was staged in hope of toppling the government, Deputy Prime Minister Pracha Promnok said on Monday. 

A file photo of Pol Gen Pracha Promnok. The Deputy Prime Minister said on Monday that an "al-Qaeda" YouTube vidoe making death threats against former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was staged in hope of toppling the government. (Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin)

Pol Gen Pracha, who oversees national security, said those who made the video hold opposing political views to the government.

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