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NSC floats plan of Rohingya shelters

108 migrants saved as 6-month stay limit set

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  • Writer: Wassana Nanuam & King-Oua Laohong
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Security agencies will ask the government to build detention centres for Rohingya in Songkhla and Ranong. 

Officials have yet to settle on the locations but say each batch of arriving migrants will not stay at the centres longer than six months.

Thailand will not accept the Rohingya as long-term refugees as this could lead to far greater numbers arriving, the National Security Council (NSC) said yesterday.

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