Bombing kills two in Thailand

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Thailand’s Prime Minister on Sunday condemned weekend attacks on her opponents that killed three people, including two children, and pledged to bring the attackers to justice.

A 12-year-old boy and a woman about 40 died when a bomb exploded at an anti-government rally outside a shopping mall in the Ratchaprasong area of Bangkok, the Erawan Emergency Center reported. The 22 wounded included a preteen boy and girl who were in critical condition, said Lt. Gen. Paradon Patthanathabut, Thailand’s national security chief.

On Saturday night, A 5-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet when attackers opened fire on an anti-government demonstration in eastern Trat province, police Col. Jirawut Tantasri said. Another 34 were wounded, he said. The deaths were the latest to punctuate three months of protests against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

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