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    Tank crash photo

    Anybody got the story behind the taxi that was head on into a takn in one of yesterdays Thai newspapers?

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    taxi driver wrote a suicide note on his car and then speed it into the tank as a protest....

    toxsin supporter i guess...

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    he died ?

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    I don't know

    Do you have the photo KW?

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    nah - only read about it in the jakarta newspaper...

    i'll ave a look and see wot i kin find...

    didnt say if he lived or died

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    Should've died... daft thing to try & demolish a 22 ton tank with a 1 ton car...

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    He was trying to show the world that not everybody in Thailand was in support of the new regime. Seems he got his message as far as Jakarta at least

    What a waste of a life - one less valued taxi driver in Bangers

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    So this is the second taxi "suicide attack?"

    Strange, typically one of the most cooked professions in country standing four-square behind ol' Square head... Tuk-Tuk Drivers too. Was he heavy tipper?

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    Quote Originally Posted by friscofrankie View Post
    So this is the second taxi "suicide attack?"

    Strange, typically one of the most cooked professions in country standing four-square behind ol' Square head... Tuk-Tuk Drivers too. Was he heavy tipper?
    not sure if its the second - but be crossing wires here...

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    more taxi drivers should follow suit, it's no great loss

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    Just ain't enough taxis in Bangkok!

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    or Jakarta for that matter.....

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    i'd like to see someone try this stunt with a tuk tuk

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    If it's the first guy, he painted pro-Thaksin slogans on his taxi, circled around the area and then ramed his taxi into a tank.

    Not surprisingly, the taxi was totalled and the tank was undamaged. No soldiers were harmed and no shots were fired! The soldiers extracted the injured taxi driver and sent him to the hospital. He was expected to recover fully.

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    "The car was badly damaged but the tank was unscathed," Police Major General Ekapol Tawichwongchaikul told Reuters.
    You don't say

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    Quote Originally Posted by qwerty View Post
    If it's the first guy, he painted pro-Thaksin slogans on his taxi, circled around the area and then ramed his taxi into a tank.

    Not surprisingly, the taxi was totalled and the tank was undamaged. No soldiers were harmed and no shots were fired! The soldiers extracted the injured taxi driver and sent him to the hospital. He was expected to recover fully.
    to be arrested no doubt. lol

    dumb suicide attempt

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    There are far too many taxi drivers... It is like there is some factory pouring out skanky bar girls and drunken taxi drivers.... Oh yeah... "Isaan"...
    Last edited by mad_dog; 08-10-2006 at 06:09 AM.

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    ^ more like a boiler room than a factory methinks....

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingwillyhggtb View Post
    ^ more like a boiler room than a factory methinks....
    Yes, by the time those young, svelte lasses on the short time earnings hit 30 they look like old boliers right enough... poor old blonco...

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    you'll notice that the tanks in the background have been carefully or cleverly screened so the international press can only see this as a pranged taxi...

    great PR work...

    oh and he didn't die but was charged with reckless endangerment...

    no insurance for the taxi either...bet his wife was pissed off that he didn't die...she'd have collected both ways if he had...now she's got nothing and he's in his 60's so he's got no job either...

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    The pic in the Thai papers was of the taxi bang on into the tank

    Has nobdy got that shot?

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    not on google or msn or bangerspost archive...

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