40kg ice, meth pills, seized after gun battle in Chiang Rai

House in Northern Thailand

House in Northern Thailand. Image: Wikimedia Commons.




CHIANG RAI, Dec 11 – The Thai authorities seized 40kg of crystal methamphetamine “ice” and 100,000 meth pills after a gunfight between Thai soldiers and members of a drug syndicate along the Thai-Myanmar border in the northern province of Chiang Rai Monday night.

Pha Mueang Task Force deputy chief Col Chainarong Kaewkla and Chiang Rai Govenor Wangsamer jointly held a press briefing on drugs seized from smugglers after the special unit of the Pha Mueang Task Force’s 3rd Cavalry Regiment engaged in a gunfight with the group at Baan Hmong Kao Lang in Terd Thai subdistrict of Mae Fa Luang district.

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