News from home

29 05 2010

The Thai government finally lifted the curfew in Bangkok and other 23 provinces.  The city according to my parents have been quiet and a bit eerie.  Here are some pics of many people including my parents cleaning up the city.  Everyone is trying to make the best of one of the worst situation.  Life must go on.

Hundreds of Bangkok residents participate in a Bangkok clean up sweeping up the streets with soap and water  At least 86 people have been killed in clashes with military forces since mid-March when the political turmoil took hold. Bangkok experienced its worst political violence in decades during the Red Shirt occupation ending with the military crackdown on the camp causing the redshirts to take revenge setting fire to buildings, including the country’s stock exchange and biggest shopping mall,  the Central World.

Read more on BBC here.

Posted by Modi




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