Thailand's government has urged people in Bangkok to stay in their homes from 10pm on Sunday until 5am after a day of violence in the capital, Reuters reports.
In a televised address, deputy prime minister Pracha Promnok said: "We ask people to not leave their homes for their safety so they will not become victims of provocateurs."
Teargas and water cannon have been used during clashes between police and anti-government protesters seeking to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Four people have reportedly died and scores have been wounded.
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