Thailand trying to rescue 162 nationals stuck in Myanmar as fighting escalates


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Thailand is working to bring back home 162 of its nationals who are currently stuck in Myanmar due to a surge in clashes between junta troops and ethnic minority insurgents near the border with China, officials said. Thailand is strengthening its efforts to bring its people from neighbouring Myanmar after at least 30 Thais, most of them farm workers, were killed in the October 7 Hamas’ onslaught in southern Israel. As per reports, as many as 16 Thais were wounded and 17 were among hostages taken by Palestinian terrorists and held captive in Gaza Strip. Last week, heavy fighting was...