46-year-old man succumbs to injuries

national January 18, 2014 00:00

By Pongphon Sarnsamak
The Nation

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A 46-year-old anti-government protester Prakong Chuchan has succumbed to the severe injuries caused by the bomb attract on Friday on Banthad Thong Road, according to the emergency medical services agency.

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)'s Erawan Emergency Medical Services Centre reported that he was sent to Ramathibodi hospital to undergo treatment and died at 01.30 am on Saturday.

Ramathibodi reports that Prakong was pronounced dead at 1.57 am on Saturday from losing a lot of blood due to the complication such as acute renal failure, peripheral failure, and acid in blood.

He was injured from the bomb shrapnel which had pierced his left chest and damaged main artery. The bomb shrapnel also caused the lacerated wound at his lung.

About 12 injured protesters were sent to undergo treatment at the hospital. Six of them had been already discharged.

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