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Demolition of Illegal resorts underway on Phu Thap Boek

Phu Thap Boek in Phetchabun Province

Phu Thap Boek in Phetchabun Province. Image: dslr99 (Pixabay).

PHETCHABUN – Authorities began demolishing illegal resorts, over the protests of owners, on Phu Thap Boek mountain on Friday morning, after operators of only two of the 19 premises complied with an order to remove them.

A total of 650 forestry officials, local officials, volunteers and police moved in to demolish the remaining llegal resorts built on the popular mountain in tambon Wang Ban and tambon Ban Noen in Lom Sak district of this lower northern province.

Full story: Bangkok Post