Prayut guarantees help to Burmese refugees amid border combating

After preventing flared between ethnic Karen rebels and the Burmese army and locals took refuge by fleeing throughout the border into the Mae Sot district of Tak, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has pledged to aid and care for each refugee. The humanitarian gesture was provided yesterday as the prime minister commanded local authorities to offer food rations and medical therapy to the refugees.
But, PM Prayut warned, the refugees might be sent back to Myanmar when the fighting subsides. No new refugee centres shall be created for the over ninety,000 Burmese who have already crossed the border, or any extra who cross in the near future.
The announcement got here as the Friends with out Borders Foundation referred to as on the Thai authorities to work with humanitarian groups and native activists to provide shelter to these refugees. They pushed for the Thai authorities to take a stand in opposition to the junta’s violence in opposition to its personal inhabitants and to drop all support for the Burmese junta.
Fighting has flared over the past 10 days between the Karen National Union and the military supported Karen State Border Guard Force with the army dropping bombs on Thursday night and several skirmishes have occurred so close to the Burmese-Thai border that towns alongside the border had been getting fallout from the mortars.
PM Prayut said he would concern a warning to all sides concerned with the combating to now permit the bombs and violence to spill over the border and have an result on the individuals of Thailand. Sneak peek assured that evacuation on the Thai aspect of the border wouldn’t be necessary.
While Jackpot on the Thai side have bulked up border patrol, villagers waded throughout the Moei River that separate the 2 nations when bombings lulled. Field medical doctors were also waiting in the Mae Sot district to treat any injured refugees that flee to security..

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