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Thai army warns of 'use of force'

By Agence France-Presse in Bangkok, Thailand ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-05-16 06:56:34

Military chief says measures may be taken if violence continues

The chief of Thailand's coup-prone army warned on Thursday his troops "may use force" to quell political violence, after three people were killed in a grenade and gun attack on protesters in Bangkok.

The rare official statement from General Prayut Chan-O-Cha followed a call by Thai election authorities for July polls to be postponed because of the unrest.

Thai army warns of 'use of force'

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