PanARMENIAN.Net – A fire swept by a remote stay in northwestern Thailand for refugees from Myanmar, murdering 36 and destroying hundreds of make-shift shelters, officials pronounced on Sunday, Mar 24, according to Reuters.
The fire, that pennyless out on Friday in Mae Hong Son province, about 900 km (550 miles) north of Bangkok, has left some-more than 2,000 people homeless, provincial administrator Narumol Palavat told Reuters.
Narumol pronounced 115 people were harm in a blaze, 19 of them seriously. Authorities were questioning a cause, with initial reports suggested a fire was sparked by a cooking accident.
Most of those vital in a stay are racial Karens — 3,500 refugees who fled fighting in Myanmar in 1992.
Karen insurgents began fighting for larger liberty given Burma won autonomy from Britain in 1948. The Karen National Union sealed a ceasefire with a Myanmar supervision in Jan 2012, crude one of the
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