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Massive Drug Seizure in Northwest Thailand

On April 4th, 2024, Pha Mueang military patrol officers and relevant agencies received a report from an anonymous source of a massive lot of drug smuggling along the Mekong River, Thai-Lao PDR border, in Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai.

Fleeing smuggler leaves B20m crystal meth on Mekong river bank in Mukdahan

The officers launched an inspection at the report area and found a group of unidentified people docking at the Mekong River and allegedly transporting many rucksacks containing suspicious objects. The officers requested a search on them, however, the group of suspects reportedly fled via the boats and left the rucksacks behind.

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By Adam Judd

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