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Thai Government makes barriers off-limits

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The government of Thailand has rounded on some angry citizens, putting all flood barriers “off limits” after a number of local communities ganged up to tear down dykes and walls meant to divert water around Bangkok.

The government has declared water gates and flood barriers special control zones as it struggles not only with the disaster but also with interference from protesting affected residents.

The provincial governors of Pathum Thani and Ayutthaya yesterday announced water gates, flood barriers and water pump stations had been declared off-limits to the public.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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