PHUKET: Phuket residents flocked to several branches of the Government Savings Bank (GSB) today to withdraw money and close accounts after the bank lent 20 billion baht to the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) on Sunday.

“Monday is always a busy day, since it is the first of the week. However, we admit that 10 per cent of our customers today withdrew money and closed accounts,” GSB Phuket Branch Manager Yadaporn Sripat told the Phuket Gazette.

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