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Police seize 500,000 ‘yaa baa’ pills from overturned pickup truck in Phichit

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Crashed Isuzu D-Max pickup

Crashed Isuzu D-Max pickup on the Phitsanulok-Phetchabun road. Photo: Love Krittaya.

Rescue workers accidentally stumbled on a substantial haul of methamphetamine, or “yaa baa” pills as they arrived at the scene of a road accident, on a provincial highway in Po Pratabchang district of Thailand’s northern province of Phichit, on Wednesday.

They immediately alerted the police when they found one of the injured, later identified as Sgt Major Nawin Pandum, a soldier attached to the third infantry battalion based in Chiang Rai province, trying to remove two burlap bags from an overturned pickup truck, apparently in an attempt to conceal them in roadside bushes.

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By Thai PBS World

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