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At least 3,000 Rohingya people are passing through Thailand to Malaysia each year, according to a security official. 

The intelligence services officer, who asked not to be named, said that Rohingya, who are Muslims from Rakhine state in Myanmar, arrive in Thailand's Ranong province and then travel by boat to Satun province before continuing on to the Malaysian state of Kelantan.

This figure did not include those who move by land, he told the Bangkok Post.

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