BMA starts demolishing 12 houses in Mahakan Fort

Phra Sumen Fort in Bangkok

Squalid living quarters near Phra Sumen Fort in Bangkok. Photo: shankar s.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration started demolishing 12 houses in ancient Mahakan Fort community Saturday.

After one hour of negotiation between the BMA and residents of the ancient community Saturday morning, the residents agreed to allow the BMA to dismantle the 12 houses whose owners have moved out earlier.

Full story: The Nation

Pratch Rijivanarom

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