A soldier photographs the scene of an explosion littered with blood and small pairs of shoes at a main protest site in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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An apparent grenade attack against anti-government protesters occupying an upscale shopping area of Thailand's capital killed at least two people Sunday, the latest violence in a monthslong political crisis that is growing bloodier each day.The attack near the Ratchaprasong intersection in the heart of Bangkok, home to major shopping malls and luxury hotels, followed another assault on anti-government protesters in eastern Thailand Saturday night that killed a young girl and wounded dozens of other people.The attacks were the latest in a spate of protest-related violence roiling Thailand over the past three months, with at least 18 people killed and hundreds hurt. Six protesters were hurt Friday night by a grenade attack in the same area.Saturday night's attack in Trat, about 300 kilometers east of Bangkok, occurred as around 500 anti-government protesters were rallying near busy food stalls.
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