Thai border network helps people flee Myanmar military crackdown

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    Near the border town of Mae Sot, Thailand, a growing underground network is helping people flee the military’s crackdown in Myanmar.

    The network is getting them across the border to safety – or to ethnic army combat training camps in the jungle.

    Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports.

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