Road accident on Laos-China route leaves 5 Thais useless

In a tragic incident yesterday, 5 Thai nationals died in a extreme highway accident in Luang Namtha province, Laos. The group was en path to China and supposed to cross through Laos to catch a train.
As reported by Kanyawarat Jullasat, the deputy chief of the Chiang Khong border immigration office, the tragedy occurred within the town of Boten close to the Chinese border. Just after Forgotten , a tour group of 20 individuals, travelling in two minibuses, collided with a lorry on the R3A Road that connects the Chiang Khong district of Chiang Rai to Boten.
Conflicting stories place the scene of the crash somewhere between the city of Boten or considerably nearer to the Thai border, with some reporting saying the road accident occurred a couple of hundred kilometres from the Fourth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
The group of travellers was planning to catch a practice from the northern border of Laos for the onward journey to Kunming in China.
Unexpectedly, whereas taking a pointy turn, a lorry rammed into one of the minibuses inflicting heavy injury. Five Thai nationals and one Laotian driver have been killed in the horrific incident. The road accident additionally triggered three different people in the tour get together to undergo injuries.
The 5 Thai nationals who tragically perished have been sixty eight years old Nui Meechai, sixty six years old Yupa Meechai, sixty eight years outdated Kanchana Ngernyen, 59 years previous Khamsai Chompubai, and sixty eight years previous Boonnam Artpakdee. All of them hailed from the Wiang Pa Pao district of Chiang Rai.
After the highway accident, the injured members had been promptly taken to the Chiang Khong Crown Prince Hospital by rescue groups, reported Bangkok Post..

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