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No Thai-Myanmar border clash

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There was no border clash between armed Thai men and Myanmar soldiers on Friday as reported by some media, Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Saturday. 

It was just a misunderstanding by Myanmar authority, he added.

There was a bushfire in the area when the 13 Myanmar soldiers, who lost their way in the forest, were calling for help from other patrol units through telecommunication radio, Mr Surapong said.

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