Asiana crash: One of two Thais injured still in serious condition

THAILAND - Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tohvichakchaikul said the Thai embassy is providing assistance to the two Thai passengers.

Surapong said one of the Thai nationals was no longer in serious condition, while the other remained in critical condition.

An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul crashed on landing at San Francisco's airport this past weekend, killing two passengers, injuring more than 160.

There were 307 passengers were on board, including 16 crew members. US Officials said 123 escaped without injury and 181 were either hospitalized or treated for injuries. The cause of the crash has not been determined.

The Foreign Ministry has also confirmed that no Thai casualties have been reported following a series of blasts at three Buddhist sites in eastern India, injuring at least two people. Multiple small bomb blasts hit one of Buddhism's holiest sites, the Bodh Gaya temple complex.

Thai officials have also requested extra protection from the Indian government for Thai tourists and monks traveling in India.

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