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Bangkok tense after troops and protesters clash

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Thai forces and anti-government protesters remain in a tense stand-off in Bangkok after clashes which killed one.

Troops fired tear gas as they tryed to seal off a heavily-defended encampment of protesters in Bangkok.

There were bursts of gunfire and loud bangs as the soldiers met heavy resistance from anti-government demonstrators.

Alastair Leithead reports from Bangkok.

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