19 Myanmar workers who illegally entered Thailand in a pickup truck arrested

The special forces personnel with the arrested Myanmar workers. - Photo: AEC Thai News

YANGON: According to reports in Thai news, 19 Myanmar workers who illegally entered Thailand in a pickup truck were arrested by special forces in Ratchamanu Township on the Monday (June 17) night.

The Rejamnu Special Forces No. 422 Infantry Battalion, while carrying out a surveillance mission as a reconnaissance mission, arrested 19 Burmese workers who entered Ratchamanu town in a pick-up truck at midnight on June 17.

During the inspection in three districts such as Ban Muen Ruechai, Phop Phra District and TAK District, the Regional Security Special Forces intercepted a pickup truck that was suspiciously entering the city and arrested the illegal intruders, but the driver escaped by jumping into the Thane River.

It has been reported that Thai military officials have searched and arrested foreigners who entered Thailand illegally.

A pickup truck was seized and 19 Myanmar nationals along with the vehicle were sent to the relevant police station and legal action are set to be taken. - Eleven Media Group/ANN

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