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Manhunt in Tak for two Uighur escapees

Uyghurs in Turpan, the far west of China

Uyghurs in Turpan, the far west of China. Photo: M M / flickr.

TAK: A manhunt has been stepped for two Uighur escapees who slipped out of an immigration detention centre in Mae Sot district on Wednesday.

Teams of border patrol police, immigration officers, local police and soldiers on Thursday searched corn fields behind the detention centre.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Assawin Pinitwong