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Parts of Krabi flooded as heavy rains continue

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The Than Bok Khorani National Park in Krabi has been temporarily closed due to strong water flows. More than 50 families are suffering from flooding around the area.

Yesterday afternoon (August 9) soldiers went to Khao Panom district in Krabi after water level in canals were rising fast. Water is overflowing and flooding many areas. A palm plantation has also been damaged from the flooding. Some locals have had to move to higher ground for their safety.

The head of Than Bok Khorani National Park in Krabi has announced to locals and tourists that the Than Bok Khorani National Park will be temporary closed as the rains continue.

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Krabi Police tracking down durian thief

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A hungry thief in Krabi has stolen 10 durians from a shop yesterday with a value of more than 5,000 Baht.

The Krabi City Police were notified about the incident at the fruit shop in Mueang Krabi District.

Police arrived at the scene to find 38 year old Nittaya Kampueak, the owner of the shop.

Khun Nittaya told police that yesterday morning, after opening the shop she later discovered that 10 of the durian had disappeared. Each durian weigh about 5 kilograms, a total cost of more than 5,000 baht.

She told police that the incident happened while she and her family were in the house, behind the shop.

Krabi Police are continuing their investigation to find Krabi’s durian thief .

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Restaurant accused of dumping garbage beside road in Krabi

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More garbage has been found dumped beside the road in Krabi.

About ten bags of garbage have been found dumped on the road in Mueang Krabi District where many tourists pass as they head to famous tourism places in Ao Nang.

Sai Thai Tambon Administrative Chief Organisation (OrBorTor) Deputy Chief Chayanat Kayankarn says, “These garbage bags have been dumped outside garbage dumping zones. This road is on a popular touris route.”

“We believed that this garbage is from a restaurant and not residential garbage.”

The Krabi Highway Office plans to take further legal action against the hotel in Krabi today for allegedly dumping garbage on our roadside in Muang district.

Read more about another recent dumping in Krabi HERE.

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Police ride pillion on big bike to chase down a hit-and-run pick-up – VIDEO

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A Krabi policeman has ridden with a local big biker, chasing and shooting at a pick-up after a hit and run incident.

Ao Lueak Police Chief Col Kritsanat Wongklaharn in Krabi says, “At 10am we were notified from Phang Nga Police that a pickup truck had fled to Krabi after a hit and run in Phang Nga.”

“After that Ao Lueak Police in Krabi set up a checkpoint to stop the pickup truck. The pickup truck broke though the checkpoint at Na Nuea in Krabi on Petkasem Road.”

“A volunteer big bike rider who saw the incident asked police to jump on his Big Bike. They set off after the pickup truck with other police in tow.”

(Cue chase music)

“Police fired a shot at the pickup truck’s front wheel but the pickup truck kept going. Following a few more warning shots, police eventually stopped the pickup on Southern Seaboard Road in Krabi.”

“The 21 year old suspect Kietisak Srisaema, who sustained minor injuries in the incident, has been arrested. He came up ‘positive’ in a drug test. He told us that he had had an argument with his wife before the incident.”

“Kietisak was taken to Phang Nga Police Station where he has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs, driving with disregard for other people’s safety, driving through stop signs and reckless driving.”

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