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Chiang Rai: Saikhao villagers in Phan district of Chiang Rai are living in fear that a bigger quake could rock their area because large amounts of water and sand appeared from underground in the village. 

Worried residents from Ban Huay San Yao in Chaing Rai’s Mae Lao district camp on a football pitch at a nearby school. The residents fled their homes fearing aftershocks following Monday’s quake, which caused extensive damage in the province. PATTANAPONG CHATPATTARASILL

Thanee Namaneewan, kamnan of tambon Saikhao, said yesterday that he and other villagers noticed the phenomenon after the quake struck his Nong Chik village in Phan district, which was the epicentre

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