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Coronavirus: Thai prisoners riot to demand better Covid-19 medical treatment

Hundreds of inmates set fire to a prison in southern Thailand in a riot over demands for better medical care for those suffering from Covid-19, officials said Friday.Some 400 inmates at Krabi’s main provincial prison became violent late Thursday night when a core group demanded that those infected with coronavirus be removed from the facility for treatment, according to Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin.They began by destroying property in their sleeping area and setting fires, said Police…

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