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Wildfires scorch forest in Trang

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Recurrent wildfires have damaged many varieties of plants in Hat Chao Mai National Park in Sikao and Kantang districts of Trang. 

Blazes have been breaking out in various areas across Hat Chao Mai since last Saturday, according to Manot Wongsurirat, the national park chief.

About 846 rai (42%) of the park's mangrove forest consisting of avicennia alba (samer khao) trees had been scorched, Mr Manot said on Friday.

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