Monday, November 11, 2019
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Suthep Thaugsuban, secretary general of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee, on Wednesday visited four PDRC supporters injured during an attack on the PDRC rally earlier this month.

Suthep visited them at the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Central Hospital at 10am.

He was accompanied by PDRC leaders Chumpol Julasai, Puttipong Punnakan, and Witthaya Kaewparadai.

The four were injured when assailants fired grenades and opened fire against demonstrators at the Democracy Monument on May 15.

They are Somboon Thawornwong, 67, Songka Chaodan, 60, Wichit Boonroad, 30, and Boonchua Chanasak, 56.

When Suthep arrived at the hospital, hospital officials, doctors and nurses came out to welcome him and posed for photos with him.

When Suthep arrived on the 10th floor of the hospital to visit the injured, doctors and nurses gave him bouquets in a show of moral support.

After greeting the four, Suthep told reporters that the PDRC would take care of all medical expenses He added the PDRC had used up donations but PDRC leaders would use their own money to help the four.

Suthep declined to comment on the establishment of the national reconciliation centre by the National Council for Peace and Order. He said he would not make political comments for now but would focus on helping PDRC supporters injured during rallies.

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