Toddler, five children among 20 Malaysia-bound Myanmar human-trafficking victims rescued in Thailand


  • Nation
  • Monday, 01 Jul 2019

SONGKHLA (Bernama): Thailand police rescued 20 Myanmar nationals, including a toddler and five children, believed to be human trafficking victims in a shophouse at Padang Besar, Sadao, Songkhla on Saturday (June 29).

Police general Suchart Theerasawat of the National Police Office said the sound of a crying baby as well as children screaming and yelling for days at the abandoned shophouse prompted the public to lodge a police report.

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