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Manhunt Underway For 2 Turkish Inmates Who Escaped Prison Using A Bar Of Soap

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Search Underway For 2 Turkish Inmates Who Escaped Prison Using A Bar Of Soap

The story of two Turkish men on remand breaking out of a prison in Trak province using a bar of soap reads like the script from a cheap Hollywood movie.

The plot begins back in February when Murad Yeslikana, 41, and Rasid Hussim, 29, were sent to Mae Sot Immigration Detention Centre having been on the run for 21-days after escaping from Nong Khai Immigration Detention Centre where they were being held for illegally entering the country.

On Wednesday morning, Oct 14, the head count at Mae Sot IDC was two short and the two Turks missing from their cell.

Officers noticed the bars that had been cut allowing the two inmates to escape were unusually rusty and smelling very fresh.

Police Colonel Kriangsak Daengtrinoi from Tak Immigration Police told reporters he believed the men used soap on their prison cell bars every day over a period of 6 or 7 months until the metal started rusting allowing them to easily break.

The Deputy Commissioner–General of the Immigration Bureu travelled to Tak to meet all involved and plan the recapture of the escapees who are believed to be heading for the Myanmar border.

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Armed Bank Robber Who Stole 500,000 Baht Arrested

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Armed Robber Makes Off With 500,000 Baht From GH Bank

A 46-year-old Thai man who held up and robbed a Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural in Bangkok earlier this week has been arrested.

The incident happened just after 2pm on Wednesday at the Bangbon branch at Soi Ekachai 86 when the man armed with a knife and a plastic gun entered the branch and hopped over the counter helping himself to half a million baht before fleeing the scene.

He was picked up after detectives followed his movements using CCTV from the surrounding area.

The robber made a full confession telling officers the gun was made of plastic, adding he’d robbed the bank to feed his gambling habits.

He was remanded in custody pending further legal proceedings.

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Chiang Mai Karaoke Bar Hostess Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Chiang Mai Karaoke Bar Hostess Tests Positive for COVID-19

A Thai woman who came back from Myanmar to Chiang Mai without entering state quarantine has tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials.

The 29-year old works as a hostess in a karaoke bar and may have visited several shopping malls and a cinema in the city.

The governor of Chiang Mai, Charoenrit Sanguansat, said a press conference will be held later today with a timeline of where the woman has visited.

He reminded the public to follow COVID-19 prevention measures including wearing a mask, social distancing and regular hand washing.

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Researchers Discover Rare Whale Skeleton Off Thai Coast

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Researchers Discover Rare Whale Skeleton Off Thai Coast

A whale skeleton between 3,000 and 5,000 years old has been discovered 12 kilometres off the coast of Thailand just to the west of Bangkok.

The remains of the 12 meters long almost perfectly preserved skeleton is thought to be that of a Bryde’s whale, were found in early November.

The experts hope that the discovery might provide “a window into the past”, specifically for research on sea levels and biodiversity.

Pictures shared by Thailand’s environment minister Varawut Silpa-archa show the bones apparently almost entirely intact.

Researchers Discover Rare Whale Skeleton Off Thai Coast

He said that over 80 percent of the skeleton has so far been recovered that includes ribs, vertebrae, fins, and one shoulder blade.

As per the experts, the head of the skeleton is alone estimated to be about three meters in length.

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