A medic attempts to revive a protester who was shot as gunshots ring out. "Red shirt" protesters taunted the Thai military as they retreated at the Democracy monument in central Bangkok. More than 20 people were killed during the clashes as the army opened fire with live ammunition, tear gas and rubber bullets. A handful of soldiers also died and ane journalist was shot dead. The army withrew leaving 6 armoured personnel carriers and two Humvees which were then vandalised by the protesters. They also deserted the drivers of the vehicles. They were nearly linched by an angry crowd but later rescued by "red Shirt" organisers.