Grenade, gun attack in Thai capital kills 2 protesters, injures 22
                 English.news.cn | 2014-05-15 09:06:01 | Editor: Fu Peng

People look at the blood stains at the site of an attack near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand, May 15, 2014. Two anti-government protestors were killed and 22 others injured in a gun and grenade attack here early Thursday, local media reported.

People look at the blood stains at the site of an attack near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand, May 15, 2014. Two anti-government protestors were killed and 22 others injured in a gun and grenade attack here early Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

BANGKOK, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Two anti-government protesters were killed and 22 others injured in a gun and grenade attack here early Thursday, local media reported.

Assailants on a white pick-up truck fired a grenade at protesters near the Democracy Monument at 2:50 a.m. local time Thursday, reported the Manager Online.

Later, they opened fire at the guards of the People's Democratic Reform Committee at the Kokwua Intersection.

Twenty-four were reportedly injured and then rushed to hospitals, two of whom later succumbed to injuries.

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