Thailand, Armed Conflict / War, Level 3: Border checkpoint between thailand and Myanmar closed at Sangkhla Buri District – Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand

2022-09-30: According to the sources from Friday (30 September), the Mai Kradok checkpoint in Sangkhla Buri District, Kanchanaburi Province in Thailand has been temporarily closed due to armed clashes between Myanmar troops and the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) on Wednesday (28 September) at a military base in Payatongzu District in Myanmar. Multiple soldiers were killed during the clashes.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.