Trouble in Bangkok as Filipino transgender group clashes with Thai peers

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03/04/2024

Police officers from Lumphini station were called out on Monday to break up the fight that broke out at a restaurant in Soi Sukhumvit 11near Nana BTS station between about 20 Filipino transgender women and four Thai counterparts. One of the Thais was injured in the fight, according to a friend of a victim, who added that the two factions had quarreled in the past, although this was the first time it had led to physical violence. Lumphini station chief Pol. Col. Yingyos Suwanno said officers were dispatched to the location to stop the fight, ensure public safety, and invite all parties to an interview at the station.

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