Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Urges Restraint Amid Border Conflict with Thailand

MAE SOT, Thailand – In the wake of Myanmar’s military loss of an important border trading town to its opponents, Thailand’s foreign minister emphasized the importance of peaceful resolution during a visit to Mae Sot. The town stands directly across from Myawaddy in Myanmar, where army troops recently abandoned their defensive position. This significant shift in control has been attributed to the efforts of guerrillas belonging to the ethnic Karen National Union and the pro-democracy …

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Myanmar Border Trading Town Tensions Rise as Thailand Urges Restraint

MAE SOT, Thailand – Amid rising tensions across the border, Thailand’s foreign minister has urged Myanmar’s military leaders to refrain from responding violently to the loss of an important trading town. The recent surrender of an army base near the border town of Myawaddy to guerrillas has raised concerns about potential retaliation and its impact on regional stability. The ethnic Karen National Union, along with pro-democracy forces, took control of the bustling trading town after …

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Border Town in Thailand Bordering Myanmar Seized by Ethnic Guerrillas

MAE SOT, Thailand – Thailand’s foreign minister, Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara, visited Mae Sot and urged Myanmar’s military authorities to avoid violent retaliation after losing an essential border trading town to opposing forces. The town of Myawaddy, across the river from Mae Sot, saw the army troops retreat from their last defensive position on Thursday, giving control to guerrillas of the ethnic Karen National Union and the People’s Defense Forces. Myanmar’s military has faced significant defeats since …

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Explosion at Central Thailand Fireworks Factory Kills at Least 23

BANGKOK, THAILAND: A devastating explosion at a fireworks factory in central Thailand has resulted in at least 23 confirmed fatalities, according to a rescue worker with the Samerkun Suphan Buri Rescue Foundation. The exact death toll is still being determined, but the catastrophic blast has left the site in Suphan Buri province flattened, with photos showing debris and tragic remnants scattered across the area. The cause of the explosion is currently unknown, raising concerns as …

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Explosion at Fireworks Factory in Central Thailand Leaves 20 Dead: Disaster Relief Agency

Suphan Buri, Thailand – A tragic explosion at a fireworks factory in central Thailand has resulted in the death of at least 20 individuals, according to the government’s disaster relief agency on Wednesday. The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation also reported that several people were injured in the incident, and efforts are underway to secure the site in Suphan Buri province and assist those affected by the explosion. The cause of the explosion is …

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Explosion at Firework Factory in Central Thailand Results in Multiple Deaths

LUMPRI, Thailand — A devastating explosion at a fireworks factory in central Thailand has resulted in numerous fatalities, with many others injured and missing. The explosion, which occurred in the town of Lumpri, sent shockwaves through the surrounding area, causing extensive damage and fires that raged for hours. The blast and ensuing fires prompted a response from local emergency services and firefighters, who worked diligently to bring the situation under control. Authorities have yet to …

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Explosion at Thai Fireworks Factory Kills At Least 15 People in Central Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand – A devastating explosion at a fireworks factory in central Thailand has resulted in at least 15 confirmed fatalities, according to a rescue worker with the Samerkun Suphan Buri Rescue Foundation. Kritsada Manee-In estimated that between 15 to 17 people lost their lives in the explosion, although local media reports have offered varying death tolls. Photos shared by local rescue workers in Suphan Buri province depict the site, situated in a mostly unoccupied …

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Explosion at Thailand Fireworks Factory Kills 20, Devastates Area

Suphan Buri, Thailand – A devastating explosion at a fireworks factory in central Thailand has resulted in approximately 20 fatalities, according to officials from the Suphan Buri provincial government. The death toll remains uncertain due to severe damage at the scene. The office initially reported 23 deaths, but later revised the figure to 19 deceased and three missing individuals. The national Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation had initially estimated at least 20 fatalities. Located …

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Explosion at Fireworks Factory in Thailand Kills at Least 15 People

BANGKOK, Thailand – A fatal explosion at a fireworks factory in central Thailand claimed the lives of at least 15 individuals on Wednesday, according to a rescue worker. The exact number of casualties was not immediately confirmed, but local media reported varying death tolls. Rescue workers in Suphan Buri province posted photos online, showing the aftermath of the explosion, which left the site flattened except for debris and body parts scattered around an otherwise empty …

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Explosion at Firework Factory in Central Thailand Kills at Least 15 People

Bangkok, Thailand: A tragic explosion at a firework factory in central Thailand has resulted in the loss of at least 15 lives, as reported by a rescue worker on Wednesday. Rescue efforts are ongoing, with workers striving to confirm the exact number of casualties. Kritsada Manee-In, from the Samerkun Suphan Buri Rescue Foundation, estimated that around 15 to 17 individuals may have been killed in the explosion. The devastation caused by the explosion in Suphan …

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