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2 Thai soldiers killed as tank overturns in Lopburi

2 Thai soldiers killed as tank overturns in Lopburi

TUESDAY, February 14, 2023

Two military officers died after their Scorpion light tank overturned during exercises at an Army barracks in Lopburi on Tuesday morning.

The tank overturned when it hit a mound while trying to avoid a military truck at a sharp curve.

Two of the three officers in the tank, a sergeant major first class and an Army cadet, succumbed to their injuries after they were taken to Ananda Mahidol Hospital.


The exercises were being held by the 2nd Cavalry Division of the King’s Guard to ensure efficiency in disaster prevention and mitigation operations.

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