Wasu Suchantabut, an anti-government protester, died earlier today after being shot in the torso during yesterday’s events at the Thai-Japanese Youth Center/Din Daeng. He was hit by a small bullet that passed through his stomach and out his backside, puncturing his lung, vital organs, and a major artery. He was 30 years old.Wasu had previously joined the protests several times and his father is a policeman in Pattani province. Yesterday he delivered drinking water to the Din Daeng protesters. He was hit in the torso by a metal bullet that punctured his lung. We thank all of you who lined up to donate blood for him.
The PDRC would like to convey our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Wasu Suchantabut, and to all of those affected by police violence and the events at Din Daeng yesterday, including the family of Pol Sr Sgt Maj Narong Pitisith who passed away yesterday.