Thailand ’s Foreign Ministry has affirmed that Thai workers have been relocated to safer areas away from the war-torn Gaza Strip following the death of a Thai worker.

Thai nationals have been moved to temporarily work at safer locations and many have been asked to stop working in the area adjacent to Gaza .

116 Thai nationals have been requested to move away from Gaza , but so far, only 82 of them were brought far from the conflict zones.

The Israeli authorities have been asked to help relocate Thai workers 10 to 20 kilometers away from the Gaza Strip to ensure their safety.

The conflict has, so far, claimed 1,330 Palestinians, who are mostly civilians, after 23 days of fighting. The Israeli death toll meanwhile stands at 59.

In another move, t he Foreign Ministry has opened a Help Centre for Thais in Libya, and has relocated them to safer areas before their flight home.-VNA