Fierce clashes have continued overnight in Bangkok, as the Thai capital entered its fifth day of of violence. Warning: Users may find some of these images disturbing.
Explosions and gunfire were heard on the streets throughout the weekend, as the military attempted to bring an end to a months-long anti-government protest.
Several luxury hotels are in the middle of the conflict zone - as firing started again on Sunday night, guests at the Dusit Thani Hotel were evacuated to the basement. The hotel later closed completely.
The red-shirt protesters have offered talks with the authorities to end weeks of political turmoil - but only if the army withdraws from the streets and the United Nations mediates in the negotiations.
The army has enlisted the Red Cross to try to persuade the protesters to leave their huge fortified camp in the city.
On Saturday, Thailand's army designated "live firing zones" in areas of central Bangkok.
Army snipers have been accused of targeting protesters, but the authorities say soldiers have fired only in self-defence.
Several protesters have been shot dead in the latest round of violence.
But the deaths have not quelled the anti-government demonstrations.
Protesters have continued building barricades and setting them alight.
Army vehicles have come under attack.
The protesters - many of whom come from Thailand's rural areas - want the government to step down and call fresh elections.
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