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Dead Thai soldier's missing organs shrouded in mystery

Phakhapong Tanyakan was a first year military student



The case of a Thai army cadet who died under mysterious circumstances and had his organs removed has left his family angry and with many questions.

Phakhapong Tanyakan died on 17 October - and his family was told the cause of death was a sudden cardiac arrest.

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Uighur inmates dig their way out of Thai jail


Suspected Uighurs are transported to a detention facility in the town of Songkhla in southern Thailand; Detained Uighurs in Thailand say they left to escape persecution in Xinjiang. Image copyright - REUTERS

 


Some 20 ethnic Uighurs from China are on the run after escaping from a Thai detention centre, officials say.

The inmates were among a group of more than 200 Uighurs detained in 2014.

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