Soldiers helping flood victims
- Published: 24 Sep 2013 at 14.54
- Online news:
The army has deployed 3,950 soldiers to help flood victims in 235 districts of 22 provinces, army deputy spokeswoman Sirichan Ngathong said on Tuesday.
Col Sirichan said they were supported by 145 trucks and 63 flat-bottomed boats, and were mainly busy with moving flood-hit people from inundated areas to higher ground, with filling sandbags and building floodwalls.
Mobile medical units had also been despatched to flood-hit areas.
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