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27 Burmese migrant workers injured in explosion


A gas explosion at a seafood company in Ranong, Thailand, injured 27 Burmese migrant workers and two Thai workers on Monday.

Fourteen women workers were sent to a nearby hospital while other workers received minor injuries and were sent home, the Karen News Group said in an article on Thursday.

There are as many as 3,000 workers at the Andaman Seafood Company factory where the explosion occurred. Most Burmese workers from the Dawei area. 
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