Friday, February 14, 2014

Thai police remove protesters in Bangkok

Thai police have begun removing protesters occupying streets in the capital Bangkok.

The action took place at an intersection near the prime minister's office on Friday morning. Police also cleared tents and fences there.

No violent clashes have been reported, but tension is mounting.

Protesters calling on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign have taken over major intersections and areas near government buildings in the capital since last month.

The number of demonstrators occupying the sites has recently been dwindling.

It's unknown whether the police will remove protesters at other sites.