Thai nationals trapped by Myanmar fighting repatriated


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According to the Thai army, 41 Thai nationals who had been stranded in northern Myanmar due to a spike in fighting between junta troops and armed ethnic minority groups close to the Chinese border have returned to their home country. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as the military administration, which took control in a coup in 2021, fights against a concerted campaign by pro-democracy activists and three ethnic minority groups. According to a statement from the Thai army, coordination between Thai officials and the Myanmar army allowed the 41 Thais who were detained...