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Tension mounts in Thailand after blast wounds 36 protesters

Anti-government protesters try to break an opening in the wall of a deserted building in order to enter it to search for a person who threw an explosive device as they marched in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker

Anti-government protesters try to break an opening in the wall of a deserted building in order to enter it to search for a person who threw an explosive device as they marched in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker

Anti-government protesters try to break an opening in the wall of a deserted building in order to enter it to search for a person who threw an explosive device as they marched in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker
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Workers of the Import-Export Bank of Thailand leave after anti-government protesters locked it and forced their evacuation in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Workers of the Import-Export Bank of Thailand leave after anti-government protesters locked it and forced their evacuation in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Workers of the Import-Export Bank of Thailand leave after anti-government protesters locked it and forced their evacuation in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban joins anti-government protesters on a march through central Bangkok January 17, 2014. Police and health officials said a bomb exploded later in the day near the area where Suthep Thaugsuban was marching, injuring at least 28 demonstrators. REUTERS/Paul Barker

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban joins anti-government protesters on a march through central Bangkok January 17, 2014. Police and health officials said a bomb exploded later in the day near the area where Suthep Thaugsuban was marching, injuring at...more

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban joins anti-government protesters on a march through central Bangkok January 17, 2014. Police and health officials said a bomb exploded later in the day near the area where Suthep Thaugsuban was marching, injuring at least 28 demonstrators. REUTERS/Paul Barker
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Anti-government protesters try to break an opening in the wall of a deserted building in order to enter it to search for a person who threw an explosive device as they marched in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. Police said the device was hurled at protesters marching with their leader, Suthep Thaugsuban, near Chulalongkorn University in the city centre. REUTERS/Paul Barker

Anti-government protesters try to break an opening in the wall of a deserted building in order to enter it to search for a person who threw an explosive device as they marched in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. Police said the device was hurled at...more

Anti-government protesters try to break an opening in the wall of a deserted building in order to enter it to search for a person who threw an explosive device as they marched in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. Police said the device was hurled at protesters marching with their leader, Suthep Thaugsuban, near Chulalongkorn University in the city centre. REUTERS/Paul Barker
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Anti-government protesters carry a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-government protesters carry a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-government protesters carry a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A soldier watches as anti-government protesters search for a suspect after an explosive device was thrown, in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker

A soldier watches as anti-government protesters search for a suspect after an explosive device was thrown, in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker

A soldier watches as anti-government protesters search for a suspect after an explosive device was thrown, in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker
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Anti-government protesters carry a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-government protesters carry a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-government protesters carry a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban joins anti-government protesters on a march through central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban joins anti-government protesters on a march through central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban joins anti-government protesters on a march through central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Barker
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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listens to a question during a news conference at the Permanent Secretary of Defence in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listens to a question during a news conference at the Permanent Secretary of Defence in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listens to a question during a news conference at the Permanent Secretary of Defence in Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Workers of the Import-Export Bank of Thailand leave after anti-government protesters locked it and forced their evacuation in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Workers of the Import-Export Bank of Thailand leave after anti-government protesters locked it and forced their evacuation in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Workers of the Import-Export Bank of Thailand leave after anti-government protesters locked it and forced their evacuation in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A roller shutter of Export-Import Bank of Thailand is partially drawn as protesters forced its employees to evacuate, in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A roller shutter of Export-Import Bank of Thailand is partially drawn as protesters forced its employees to evacuate, in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A roller shutter of Export-Import Bank of Thailand is partially drawn as protesters forced its employees to evacuate, in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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An anti-government protester pulls a caricature of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin as he rides during a rally in central Bangkok, January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An anti-government protester pulls a caricature of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin as he rides during a rally in central Bangkok, January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias

An anti-government protester pulls a caricature of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin as he rides during a rally in central Bangkok, January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Anti-government protesters link their arms as they march during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters link their arms as they march during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters link their arms as they march during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters march during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters march during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters march during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Anti-government protesters gather outside Export-Import Bank of Thailand during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters gather outside Export-Import Bank of Thailand during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters gather outside Export-Import Bank of Thailand during a rally in central Bangkok January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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