violence in Bangkok

Advice issued to expats and travellers amid expectations of further violence in Bangkok

by Ray Clancy on April 26, 2010

Britain, France, Sweden and Austria are warning expats in Thailand and citizens visiting the country to stay away from political protests in Bangkok as they could turn more violent.

Britain warned its nationals against all but essential travel to the Thai capital due to the ‘increasingly volatile’ situation on the streets. ‘This advice reflects our concern for the safety of British nationals planning to travel to Bangkok, given the risk that violence could break out without warning during the increasingly volatile political crisis,’ the Foreign Office said.

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