Thai government declares state of emergency for Bangkok, Thailand

Due to the continuation of demonstrations against the prime minister, the Thai government has declared a state of emergency for Bangkok, beginning Wednesday and in force for 60 days. Travellers should avoid any public gatherings or demonstrations. These protests have been violent, with nine people killed so far and over 450 injured. Monitor local news as the state of emergency gives authorities the right to impose curfews and declare parts of the city off limits.

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