Thailand

X-ray vests: putting homemade body armour to the test

Anti-government protesters across the capital are donning makeshift bulletproof vests reinforced with X-ray film to protect themselves from potential violence. But experts are warning that demonstrators could be putting their lives at risk after a Bangkok Post Sunday test revealed the crude vests are virtually useless. Video by Jetjaras Na Ranong.

Published: 10 Jan 2014