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US Embassy in Thailand issues security alert due to violence near Myanmar border


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Mortar shells and rocket-propelled grenades from Myanmar have landed in Thai border towns in the Tak and Mae Hong Son provinces. With the ongoing violence between the Burmese military and ethnic armies following the February coup now with clashes near Thai border towns, the US Embassy in Thailand has issued a security alert and is now requiring all US government employees travelling to Tak and Mae Hong Son to have their plans reviewed in advance. The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens in Thailand that beginning in April 2021 there have been incidents of mortar shells and rocket-propelled grenades landing in […]

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24 minutes ago, KT50 said:

Why would the Thai Military not stop that and protect the boarder?

Maybe the Thai military is on-hold, in readiness for protecting their PM . . . just a thought.

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4 minutes ago, King Cotton said:

Maybe the Thai military is on-hold, in readiness for protecting their PM . . . just a thought.

Hello KT50 and welcome to T-T!

Please feel free to tell us a bit about yourself in 'Introductions'. It's good to pick-up on those sometimes differing regional or geographical perspectives.

And check-out the Guidelines, too, when you get a free minute. They're there to help us all enjoy our time here.

Happy posting

KC

Maybe because it is friendly fire for them as both countries are ruled by juntas who took power by a coup.

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