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Yingluck has fled Thailand, source close to family says

Deputy PM concedes ousted leader may have 'escaped' ahead of verdict

Supporters of ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra wait for her at the Supreme Court in Bangkok on Aug. 25, but sources suggest she has fled to Singapore.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra failed to appear in court on Friday because she had already fled the country, according to a source close to the Shinawatra family.

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