09 June 2017

News Story: Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia

Thai-Malaysia Border Map (Click Image to Enlarge)
Bangkok (VNA) – Thailand’s authorities announced on June 8 that six auxiliary crossings on its border with Malaysia have been closed to prevent militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) from entering the country.

The closure of the border crossings along the Kolok river in Narathiwat province began on June 6 and the 30th Narathiwat Special Task Force was assigned to monitor the areas by order of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha.

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