Saturday, June 25, 2011

Migrants killed in Thai road accident

Published: 24 June 2011
Four Burmese migrant workers and a Thai national were killed and nine injured in southern Thailand yesterday when a van they were travelling in collided with a 10-wheel truck.
The accident took place in Prachuap Khiri Khan province as the overloaded van carrying 13 passengers made its way from Ranong, on the border with Burma, to Ban Saphan town.
An official at Bang Saphan hospital told DVB that four Burmese and the driver, a Thai national, were killed while nine were sent to the hospital with injuries, a number of which have since left.