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Policeman killed in landmine explosion in Sa Kaeo

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Aranyaprathet Railway Station

Aranyaprathet Railway Station in Sa Kaeo. Photo: シャムネコ.

A border patrol policeman died after he stepped on a landmine while patrolling the Thai-Cambodian border in Sa Kaew’s Ta Phraya district on Sunday.

Pol Sen Sgt Maj Sucheep La-oongdee from Border Patrol Police Company 12 was patrolling on foot in a forest with his colleagues when he stepped on a mine about 140 metres from the Cambodian border, the unit commander Pol Col Somchai Suwajasuwan said.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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