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Blaze camp district cop shunted

Refugees claim chopper dropped 'burning object'

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  • Writer: Paritta Wangkiat & Wassayos Ngamkham
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MAE HONG SON : The Khun Yuam district police chief was hit with a lightning transfer order yesterday for alleged negligence in handling Friday's deadly inferno at the Mae Surin refugee camp which resulted in almost 40 deaths. 

Karen refugees and soldiers bury refugees killed in a fire that claimed 37 lives and destroyed hundreds of houses at the Mae Surin refugee camp in Mae Hong Son province on Friday. THITI WANNAMONTHA

In the order signed by Mae Hong Son police chief Sompong Chingduang, effective yesterday, Pol Col Nitinart Wittayawuthikul has been moved to Mae Hong Son provincial police office for 30 days, pending an investigation.

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