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Camp to be rebuilt, death toll at 37

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Thailand will not relocate a northern refugee camp to a new site after Friday's inferno which tore through fragile wooden shelters and killed 37 people. 

A refugee holds her new born baby as she stands in a temporary shelter made of bamboo at the Mae Surin camp in Khun Yuam district, Mae Hong Son, on Sunday. (AFP Photo)

Mae Hong Son Governor Naruemon Palawat said the Ban Mae Surin camp will be reconstructed at the same place as the Karen refugees had shown no desire to move elsewhere.

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