A firefight ensued for about 10 minutes, the company mentioned.
No troopers had been wounded however on Thursday morning when the navy returned to examine the scene within the Fang district of Chiang Mai province, they discovered 15 suspected smugglers useless and 29 backpacks full of crystal meth, authorities mentioned.
It was nonetheless being investigated whether or not the suspects had introduced the meth in from Myanmar.
The route is a typical one for medication being smuggled into Thailand.
The precise amount of crystal meth seized was additionally not instantly out there, and the duty drive didn’t say whether or not any suspects are believed to have escaped.