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29 Sep 2020 | 07:54 PM UTC

Thailand: Fatalities reported following explosion at oil facility near Bangkok September 29

Thailand News Alert

Fatalities reported following an explosion at an oil facility near Bangkok September 29; investigation ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/29/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/2/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Bangkok). COUNTRY/REGION Samut Sakhon, Bangkok

Event

A fire ignited at an oil facility in the Samut Sakhon province near Bangkok on Tuesday, September 29, leaving at least two people dead and multiple others injured. According to officials, the blaze has been brought under control. The source of the fire remains unknown and an investigation is ongoing.

Avoid the area of the fire and anticipate localized transportation disruptions in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities, including regarding best fire-safety practices.

 

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