Khattiya Sawatdiphol

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Shot Thai Protest Leader Dies

'Red commander' shooting boosts violence

(Newser) - A leader of the Thai anti-government Red Shirts who was shot in the head by a sniper last week in the middle of a media interview has died. Tensions in Bangkok escalated after Maj. Gen. Khattiya Sawasdipol, known as Seh Daeng (Red Commander), was shot last week while talking to... More »

Rogue Thai General Shot During Interview

He was amidst Red Shirt protest

(Newser) - A renegade Thai general was shot in the head while giving an interview to a New York Times reporter today, in the midst of a large protest in Bangkok. Gen. Khattiya Sawatdiphol, better known as Seh Daeng, was inside a barricaded encampment of anti-government Red Shirt protesters, which the military... More »

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