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Fire at Bangkok shopping mall kills two, injures 15

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By ITN News Editor April 11, 2019 13:49

Fire at Bangkok shopping mall kills two, injures 15

A fire at a shopping mall killed two people and left another 15 injured in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, on Wednesday.The fire broke out at 17:40 local time on the 8th floor of Bangkok’s Central World shopping mall and was extinguished at about 18:10, according to the Central Group operating the mall. Three people were reportedly killed by the fire, but the death toll was later revised to two by Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang. The two victims, one of whom died at the scene and the other at a hospital, jumped off the shopping mall amid thick smog and people’s cries. The operating company said in a statement that the two victims were their employees, and that 15 people were injured due to smoke inhalation. The company said they would attend to all of the victims and their families, while also confirming that the situation is now under control.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 11, 2019 13:49