NACC clears Yingluck of negligence during Great Flood

Then prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra visits flood victims in Ayutthaya province in October 2011. (Bangkok Post file photo)

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has resolved that former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was not negligent in failing to prevent the massive damage caused by the flooding in 2011 when her government was in power.

The floods caused damage estimated at more than 350 billion baht.

NACC president Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit said on Wednesday the commissioners found that the damage was caused by a natural disaster.

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