Bangkok rescue volunteers brawl over territory

It turns out, turf battles occur even amongst rescue volunteers.
Rescue volunteer groups from Ruamkatanyu and Petchkasem foundations brawled over territory on Monday evening following a motorbike accident on Bamrung Road, TV Channel 7 reported.
The teams initially attempted to negotiate but the talks was an argument, resulting in members of each teams attacking one another. Genuine from both foundations then arrived and joined the battle.
Around 10 to 20 law enforcement officials from Samran Rat, Nang Loeng, and Royal Palace stations, amongst others, rushed to the scene to break up the struggle.
Pol. Col. Ekarat Pao-in, deputy chief of Metropolitan Police Division 1, stated representatives of the 2 foundations went to Nang Loeng Police Station to report the incident. They had been told to return the subsequent day to resolve the problem of overlapping boundaries and put an end to those turf battles.
The two foundations’ rescuers have clashed regularly, with the worst incident being near the seventieth pier off Kaset Nawamin Road, the place shots have been fired and some had been injured. Police found several bullet casings on the scene.
After that incident, representatives of the two foundations held talks and reached a truce, however small clashes continued to happen. While the 2 foundations have been holding talks to attempt to finish the violence, the Public Health Ministry and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration have not taken the issue seriously, according to Pol. Col. Ekarat.
The government director of Ruamkatanyu Foundation, Patiya Wibulnan, stated that several folks were injured in the latest clash with Petchkasem rescuers, and it’s unsure when another struggle would start, or how violent it might be. Patiya added that gunshots are attainable, as occurred on Kaset Nawamin street..

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