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[Updated at 1:05 p.m.] At least two people were killed in a string of grenade attacks in Thailand's capital that wounded dozens of others, the country's deputy prime minister said Thursday.
[Updated at 11:22 a.m.] The Thai prime minister called an emergency meeting Thursday after five grenade explosions near anti-government protesters injured several people.
Estimates of the number of injured ranged from 13 to 30 as a result of explosions near a train station on Silom Road in the Thai capital. iReport: See photos from protest
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva plans to meet with emergency officials and top military leaders to discuss the explosions, said Panitan Wattanayakornn, a government spokesman.
The blasts happened near a train station where anti-government protesters known as the Red Shirts are gathered, said Col. Sansern Kaewkumnerd, spokesman for the Center for Resolutions under Emergency Situation.
[Updated at 11:06 a.m.] At least 30 people have been injured in several explosions near anti-government protesters in Bangkok, Thailand, a nurse said Thursday.Authorities are still trying to determine exactly how many people were hurt, said Naron Saengthaweepol, a nurse at the Erawan Emergency and Rescue Center.
Officials previously put the number of injured at 13.
[Posted at 9:51 a.m.] Three grenades exploded at a train station here Thursday, causing two minor injuries, an official said.
One Thai national and one non-Thai citizen were hurt after grenades exploded at a train station on Silom Road in the Thai capital, said Col. Sansern Kaewkumnerd, spokesman for the Center for Resolutions under Emergency Situation.
Authorities closed Silom Road after receiving a report of some explosions.
The Thai capital has been gripped by several weeks of clashes between government forces and anti-government protesters.
The explosions reportedly happened near a group of protesters, said Panitan Wattanayakorn, an acting government spokesman.
– CNN's Kocha Olarn contributed to this report.