Friday, October 28, 2011
Top brass get their feet wet
The top brass got their feet wet now that they have ordered soldiers to come all out to help flood victims. Latest news says the army has ordered 50,000 troops, 1,000 boats and 1,000 trucks to help in the evacuation of flood victims now that the Flood Relief Operations Center (FROC) has announced a major evacuation plan to move people to evacuation shelters in nine provinces.
This picture, tweeted by Post defence reporter Wassana Nanuan, shows Defence Minister Gen Yuthasak Sasiprapa and Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha in a boat this morning to distribute necessities to affected residents in Bangyai, Nonthaburi province.