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More than 200 primary and kindergarten pupils in Thanyaburi district of Pathum Thani ran for their lives when a large grass fire broke out near their school on Wednesday afternoon. 

Teachers evacuate pupils from Bhanjob Rak School  in Pathum Thani as a grass fire bears down on them. (Photos by Pongpat Wongyala)

The fire burned through a grass field covering about 320,000 square metres on Rangsit-Nakhon Nayok 17 Road in Prachathipat sub-district at about 2.30pm.

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