Thailand: 13 killed in nightclub fire

A major accident has occurred in Chonburi, Thailand’s capital Bangkok. 13 people have died in a fire in a nightclub there. 35 others were injured in the incident. According to police officials, the incident happened on Friday night local time. As soon as the information about the incident was received, the police officer and the […]
 


Thailand: 13 killed in nightclub fire

A major accident has occurred in Chonburi, Thailand’s capital Bangkok. 13 people have died in a fire in a nightclub there. 35 others were injured in the incident.

According to police officials, the incident happened on Friday night local time. As soon as the information about the incident was received, the police officer and the fire brigade reached the spot. A large number of people were present in the nightclub when the fire broke out. The dead and injured were taken to the hospital. The condition of some of the injured remains critical.

Nightclub was very crowded

A large number of people were present in the nightclub. Police Colonel Wutipong Somjai said the fire broke out around 1 am at the Mountain Bee nightclub in Sattahip district. Most of the victims are Thai citizens. Some foreigners have also been injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.