5 killed as three-storey home collapses in Bangkok By Reuters



© Reuters. Three-story constructing collapses in Bangkok


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BANGKOK (Reuters) – A burnt-out three-storey home collapsed on the outskirts of the Thai capital Bangkok on Saturday, killing at the least 5 folks, media mentioned and pictures shared with Reuters confirmed. 

    The constructing caught hearth on Saturday morning and was put out about an hour later, media experiences mentioned. The reason for the hearth was unknown.

The video shared with Reuters confirmed the scorched, blackened constructing collapsing amid a cloud of smoke and concrete mud, lacking a firefighter who was climbing a ladder on the perimeter wall to take a better look and who simply managed to flee the falling particles.

“I heard the sound of one thing breaking and the entire constructing got here down inside break up seconds,” one firefighter who filmed and posted the video on his Fb (NASDAQ:) account advised Reuters.

“The rescue workforce have been advised to go away the constructing as a result of the construction seemed weak,” he added.

    Not less than 5 folks have been killed, together with one resident and 4 rescue employees, media mentioned.

The seek for survivors was referred to as off within the night.

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