Thai Nationals from Chiangrai Arrested in Lao


Laotian soldiers in Laotian city of Pak Se


Three Thai tourists have been arrested by Laotian soldiers in Laotian city of Pak Se.

Chiang Rai resident identified only as Ore told reporters that Thanwa Supakham, 34, Samart Yaothani, 41, and Worapol Khamsena, 36, obtained a 10day permit to drive their Isuzu pickup truck around Laos and departed since July 21.

While visiting they took photos near a military camp since Sunday and their friends and relatives haven’t heard from them since, the alleged victims’ friend revealed Wednesday.
However, they telephoned on Sunday that they were arrested in Pak Se, after they took photos near a military camp and a radar station on mountain accidentally.

Hearing no more from the three men, their families and friends were now worried and tried to ask for help from the Laotian Embassy in Thailand and the Thai Foreign Affairs Ministry but there was no progress, she added.



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