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Trafficking ruled out in Rohingya upsurge

Migrants to face illegal entry charges, DSI says

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The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has ruled out NGO claims that the surge of illegal Rohingya migrants into Thailand is the result of large-scale human trafficking. 

The DSI's Anti-Human Trafficking Centre's director yesterday said an investigation into the wave of Rohingya migrants arriving in Songkhla province found the migrants were not victims of human trafficking.

The army estimates about 4,000 Rohingya have arrived illegally in the past three months.

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