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107 vehicles damaged from Dec 26 clash: CAPO

The Centre for Administration of Peace and Order concluded that 107 police vehicles were damaged during the police-protester clash at the Thai-Japanese Stadium on December 26.

Among them are 61 vans, 16 pick-up trucks and 27 prisoner trucks.

CAPO spokesman Pol Maj-Gen Piya Uthaiyo said a large amount of police equipment stored in the vehicles disappeared.

He said a 15-year-old boy was arrested at 7.30pm on the day, holding possession of a police uniform, bullets, ping pong bombs and others. He told police that he took some from police cars and that he was hired for Bt500 to cause disturbance at demonstration sites. For the oprerations, he was given a gas mask, giant fireworks and ping pong bombs.

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