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Overnight Chiang Rai landslide buries souvenir shops

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Overnight Chiang Rai landslide buries souvenir shops

By The Nation




CHIANG RAI: -- Souvenir shops at a Golden Triangle tourist attraction in Chiang Rai were on Thursday morning buried in a landslide triggered by days of heavy rain.

The shops in Chiang Saen district were closed at the time and no one was injured.


Mountain soil, trees and brush buried three shops, blocked the entrances to about 10 more and knocked over four utility poles.


District chief Pinij Kaewjitkongthong called in Pha Mueng Taskforce troops and heavy machinery to clean up the mess.


Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/breakingnews/30323408

-- © Copyright The Nation 2017-08-10

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BANGKOK 19 March 2018 02:11