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Eight Burmese migrants drown, two still missing in Kanchanaburi road crash

Eight Burmese migrants drowned along with two others that are missing, presumed dead, after a van they were travelling in was hit by a 10 wheel truck and both vehicles plunged into a canal in Kanchanaburi’s Tha Muang district in western Thailand today. Police say the accident happened at 12.10pm at the Sa Setthi Intersection in Tambon Ban Mai. About 100 rescuers rushed to the scene to try to save the passengers who were trapped inside the van. The rescuers were able to retrieve eight bodies, one of them a pregnant woman. Four were rescued and were sent to a nearby hospital. Officials say two of the group are still missing. The van was transporting the migrants back to Myanmar. SOURCE: The Nation The post Eight Burmese migrants drown, two still missing in Kanchanaburi road crash appeared first on The Thaiger Thailand news.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Eight Burmese migrants drown, two still missing in Kanchanaburi road crash, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Eight Burmese migrants drown, two still missing in Kanchanaburi road crash

 

 

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Published By: Phuket Gazette - Saturday, 23 March

 

 

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