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Five-year-old Thai girl succumbs to injuries after attack on rally

Published on Feb 25, 2014 8:49 PM
 
Members of a bomb squad unit inspect the site of an attack near an anti-government rally in Khao Saming, Trat province on Feb 23, 2014. A five-year-old Thai girl on Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014, succumbed to serious injuries inflicted when unknown attackers hurled grenades and fired shots at the site of an anti-government protesters' rally. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A five-year-old Thai girl on Tuesday succumbed to serious injuries inflicted when unknown attackers hurled grenades and fired shots at the site of an anti-government protesters' rally.

Dr Anurak Amornphetsathaporn, the director of the Emergency Public Health Service Office of the Public Health Ministry, said Natchaya Rosungnern died at the Rayong Hospital at 2:20 pm.

The girl was injured by a bomb fragment and had become brain dead before she succumbed to injuries.

She became the second victim of the attack on the rally in Khao Saming district in the eastern province of Trat last Saturday.

 
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