Undocumented Myanmar workers arrive at Kawthoung after Thai immigration crackdown


This photo taken on July 7, 2017 shows migrant workers passing the Thai-Myanmar border in an official service truck as they left Thailand from Mae Sot, Tak province in northern Thailand. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP

A group of 112 undocumented Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand returned to the Kawthoung port of entry aboard a motorized schooner, state media reported on 17 July.

The group was the 12th group of undocumented Myanmar migrant workers to return to Kawthoung from Thailand after a recent immigration crackdown that began on 29 June.

Since that time, 1,617 Myanmar migrants have returned to Kawthoung.

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