Thai protesters begin final push against poll

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Opposition protesters have gathered in Bangkok's Chinatown for the third and final day of marches denouncing Thailand's general election on Sunday, amid fears of violence erupting during the vote.

Thousands joined Saturday's protests in opposition to the government of Yingluck Shinawatra, and her decision to push ahead with the election despite official advice to postpone polling in the face of unrest.

Ten people have died and at least 577 have been wounded in politically related violence since late November, according to the Erawan Medical Center, which monitors Bangkok hospitals.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.