PHUKET: The body of Prakong Choochan, who died from injuries sustained when an explosive device was thrown at anti-government protesters in Bangkok, was welcomed home to Phuket by over 100 people lining Thepkrasattri Road this morning.

The crowd waved Thai flags and blew whistles as his caravan passed by.

“The body left Bangkok at about 9pm last night, escorted by two vans and four trucks.