BKK Update 12:33

More drama. 16 people killed and hundreds injured. The entire city is under siege. The army and Red Shirts now cover one third of Bangkok which is home to 13 million people! insane. The roads are empty and we can hear shots and grenades going off. We can see the black smoke from burning tyres (pic attached) Here is the udpate:
Red Shirts burn phone booths and police shelters
Army has cut off water, food and elec to the area (affecting thousands of innocents who live in the area) and stopped refuse collection
The Red Shirt leader who was shot in the head is in a stable but critical condition at hospital
Reds vow to keep fighting until prime minister resigns
Two grenades went off at 11:30 bkk time
UDD (Red shirts) are urging journalists to come into their area assuring them they will be safe

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