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Deputy secretary general of Sheikhul Islam Office, driver killed in road accident

A deputy secretary general of the Sheikul Islam Office and a van driver were killed in a road accident Saturday morning that saw five others severely injured.

Police said the accident happened on the southern-bound Highway No 41 in Surat Thani's Phunpin district.

The van lost control and crashed against a tree and was reduced into wreckage, police said.

The driver, Somwan Jaemsai, was killed at the scene. Rassami Damchawai, deputy secretary general of the Sheikul Islam Office, died at the Surat Thani Hospital.

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