111 Thais have been evacuated from Libya so far


BANGKOK, 5 August 2014 – The Foreign Affairs Ministry has reported that about 92 Thai workers were successfully evacuated out of the Libyan capital of Tripoli on the night of August 4th, bringing the total number of Thai evacuees from the war-torn nation to 111. 

Forty-four more workers and three more students, meanwhile, are waiting to be evacuated from the area but have not been moved out yet due to security reasons.

Kittipong Na Ranong, the Thai Ambassador to Libya, has declared that there would be 69 more Thais who would be evacuated from Libya today and 183 more tomorrow, August 6th.

Regarding a bomb attack that happened close to the Thai embassy in Libya, Mr. Kittipong said he is well-aware of the incident and would take precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all Thais.