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Myanmar troops grab hundreds of Thais

Swoop nets villagers encroaching on border

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RANONG : Hundreds of Thai villagers encroaching on Myanmar territory opposite Ranong's Kra Buri district have been detained by Myanmar forces, the Fourth Army confirmed yesterday. 

Kraburi is the northernmost district in Ranong province, bordering Myanmar.

Lt Suchart Buapradap, head of the Fourth Army's civilian coordination affairs unit based near the Thai-Myanmar border in Ranong, said yesterday that Myanmar troops rounded up the Thai villagers from the so-called Ban Inthaninkwan on Wednesday evening.

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