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Usar Thailand hailed as ‘heroes’ after completing Turkey mission

A WARM WELCOME HOME: The Thai rescue team greets supporters at Suvarnabhumi International Airport yesterday. The team also includes two rescue dogs, Sierra, 7, left, and Sahara, 6, right, which were a hit with officials at the airport.

A team of 42 Thai rescuers returned to the kingdom yesterday after completing their mission in Turkey.

The Urban Search and Rescue team, or Usar Thailand, flew to Turkey on Feb 9 to help in a rescue mission after the devastating earthquake in Turkey.

While there, the team provided aid to locals and helped recover 34 bodies.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hosted a welcome home ceremony at Suvarnabhumi International Airport yesterday at 10.30am.

“On behalf of the Thais and the government, I’d like…

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