Security Tightens in Bangkok Before Protest

The Thai military has placed about 1,500 troops along a Bangkok road where a protest is expected to take place on Monday morning, CNN said. The protesters are demanding that the prime minister dissolve the government, have new elections, and leave the country so that they can form a democracy.
The protesters are group of people called, "Red Shirts," led by Nattawut Saikua, who announced that the group will hold a protest on Tuesday near the road. The group is named after their red clothing. The road which will be the location of the protest is where offices of some of Thailand's largest companies are located. It is considered a financial center.
The troops are "vowing to punish protesters if they march there," reaffirm fears of more violence. Last week 24 people died in clashes with the government, Reuters said

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