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  • Thailand News

    Soda bottle explosion at local store injures worker

    A soda bottle explosion at a local store left a worker injured, prompting medical professionals to issue safety guidelines. The incident occurred when the worker was placing soda bottles into an icebox, resulting in an unexpected explosion that caused glass shards to scrape their hands, necessitating three stitches. The incident was shared in the Facebook group พวกเราคือผู้บริโภค (We Are Consumers),…

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    Tragedy strikes annual rocket festival in Roi Et: Explosion injures 30

    On June 16, 2024, a tragic incident marred the annual Rocket Festival at Ban Sang Bu Temple in Roi Et Province. The normally joyous event, which attracts numerous locals and visitors to Phon Sai Sawang Subdistrict, Phon Thong District, ended in disaster when a rocket explosion caused significant injuries among the attendees. The explosion occurred at precisely 5:00 p.m. during…

  • Road deaths

    Factory shuttle bus tyre explosion injures 16 near Ayutthaya

    A factory shuttle bus suffered a left front tyre explosion, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and injure 16 people. The incident occurred at 6.30pm yesterday near the Ayutthaya Interchange. The accident was reported to the Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Police Station by Deputy Inspector Wutthiphat Chuaykhit. Authorities, including officers from the Phutthaisawan Foundation and Ruamkatanyu Foundation, promptly…

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    Fireworks factory explosion victims wait compensation a year on

    A devastating fireworks factory explosion in San Thung Mai village of Chiang Mai, left residents grappling with extensive damage and financial burdens nearly one year later. Compensation from the factory has yet to be received, forcing many to bear repair costs themselves, with some incurring expenses close to 200,000 baht. The explosion occurred around noon on July 24 last year,…

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    Thai police detain victim’s body for forensic analysis after explosion

    Police in Rayong detained the body of a victim killed in a chemical storage tank explosion for a thorough forensic examination, citing potential unseen factors. The incident involved the death of Nopporn Ruenma, whose relatives were transporting his remains to Chiang Rai for funeral rites when they were called back by Rayong police for detailed forensic analysis, despite having reached…

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    Rayong tourism suffers after industrial area explosion

    Tourism in Rayong has suffered a setback after a pyrolysis gasoline tank in the Map Ta Phut industrial area exploded on Thursday, resulting in one death and four injuries. The incident led to a flurry of tour cancellations at several fruit farms in the area, despite being located 40 to 50 kilometres away from the site of the explosion. The…

  • Pattaya News

    Bomb explosion at Tha Phraya Dam in Narathiwat injures four

    A tragedy struck in Narathiwat when a bomb detonated, injuring four individuals at the Tha Phraya Dam at 9.35pm, yesterday. Mueang Narathiwat police swiftly received a report of the incident and dispatched officers along with relevant agencies to the scene. At the scene, a motorbike engulfed in flames was discovered, with a bomb attached to it. Among the injured were…

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    Saraburi explosion prompts health checks for chemical risks

    The health implications of a fireworks factory explosion in Saraburi province are under rigorous scrutiny following orders from the Public Health Minister. The incident, which resulted in one fatality, has prompted immediate investigations to ensure the safety of the local environment and public health. Today, May 4, the Public Health Minister, Somsak Thepsuthin, addressed the fireworks factory explosion in Saraburi…

  • Pattaya News

    Chemical explosion at Banglamung ice factory affects over 60

    A chemical explosion disrupted the peaceful night in Nongprue, near Pattaya, at the Banglamung Ice Factory last night, April 17. The explosion, taking place around 11.36pm, unleashed a cloud of chemicals into the sky, prompting swift action from local authorities. By 4am today, the situation was under control, with no deaths or severe injuries reported. The District Chief of Bang…

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    Blaze engulfs Sisaket building following gas cylinder explosions

    A commercial building in Sisaket province was engulfed in flames early this morning, following two explosive sounds suspected to be from gas cylinders. The blaze rapidly spread, causing chaos as firefighting teams rushed to extinguish the fire, which started at 4.10am near Luang Sumangkalaram Temple. Police officer Weerawich Sriponduan from the Sisaket City Police Station immediately attended the scene alongside…

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    2 Thai workers killed, 1 injured in Taiwan aluminium plant explosion

    Two Thai workers lost their lives while another suffered a serious injury in an explosion at an aluminium plant in Taiwan, at the weekend. Officials from Kaohsiung City Fire Department in Taiwan told local news agencies that the explosion occurred at Juei Fang Aluminium Plant at around 8.23am, Saturday, March 23. Eight workers were injured in the incident, with one…

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    Gas explosion in China destroys restaurant, leaves one dead (video)

    A suspected gas leak wreaked havoc at a restaurant in Hebei, northern China, causing a devastating blast that tore through buildings, wrecked cars and left one dead and 22 injured, as reported by state media and authorities today. According to CCTV News, the injured victims were swiftly transported to hospital following the explosion, which occurred around 8am in Sanhe County,…

  • Road deaths

    Pattaya’s high-speed car crash triggers explosion and blackout

    Pattaya witnessed a catastrophic event last night at the entrance of Soi Chaiphonwithi 15, as a high-speed car crash triggered an explosion. This near-fatal incident took place around 11pm when a bronze Toyota pickup truck, bearing Bangkok number plates, slammed into a high-voltage electric pole. The impact ignited a fire, posing a severe threat to the surrounding area. Responding to…

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    Thai explosion victims receive 10,000 baht compensation as identification continues

    The identification of 12 victims from the recent explosion has been confirmed and efforts are being made to complete the process today. Meanwhile, rescue workers are gathering body parts, some found over a kilometre away from the incident site. A total of 10,000 baht in preliminary compensation has been handed over to the families of the deceased by Udom Pongfa,…

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    Explosion at fireworks factory in Thailand leaves 22 dead

    A devastating explosion at a fireworks factory resulted in 22 fatalities. The factory was still within its permit period. This tragic event has left a profound impact on a fifth-year secondary school student who lost both parents in the incident and is still in shock. Sitthisak Yaempraipirom, the district officer of Mueang Suphanburi, Suphanburi Province, revealed the developments in the…

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    Fuel tanker overturns in Surin causing potential explosion risk

    A tanker truck carrying 40,000 litres of fuel overturned on Route 24 from Chokchai-Det Udom in Surin province. The incident took place yesterday around 10.50am and left the 36 year old driver, Tiwa, injured with back pain and vomiting. The accident was reported by Thanakorn Chaiharn, an investigation officer from Prasat Police Station. The truck, carrying 24,000 litres of diesel…

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    Chiang Mai: Explosion at longan plantation claims three lives

    Tragedy struck a longan plantation in Ban Chai Ngam village of Mae Waen subdistrict, Phrao district, Chiang Mai yesterday when an explosion claimed the lives of three workers. The incident occurred as they were making a flowering stimulant mixture, resulting in an immediate fatality for two female workers – one Thai and one from Myanmar. Another worker, a man from…

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    Don Mueang flight carrying Thai singer makes emergency landing after engine explosion

    The engine of an aircraft from Don Mueang carrying famed singer Unnop Thongborisut, better known as Por, exploded mid-flight, causing widespread panic among passengers. The incident occurred as the aircraft was en route from Don Mueang Airport, with the safe landing achieved at the same airport. Por, one of the passengers, posted a clip on her Instagram story recounting the…

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    Thai man killed in gas cylinder explosion during fire drill at sugar factory

    A fire instructor lost his life today in a gas cylinder explosion during a safety drill exercise at the Thai Identity Sugar Factory in the northern province of Uttaradit. Uttaradit Municipal Office authorities conducted the fire drill at the factory at around 9am today, November 22. According to the Uttaradit Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (UTT DDPM), the drill…

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    Narathiwat explosion prompts 300 million baht lawsuit by 682 claimants

    Narathiwat witnessed a massive lawsuit filed by 682 individuals against two fireworks traders and a construction contractor, seeking damages of 300 million baht. The case stems from the disastrous warehouse explosion that occurred in Sungai Kolok district in July. This legal action, filed by 68 lawyers, was triggered by the catastrophic blast at a warehouse in tambon Muno, where fireworks…

  • Crime News

    Ankara explosion classified as terror attack leaves two police injured

    An explosion in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, left two police officers injured on the morning of today. The Interior Ministry of Turkey later classified the incident as a terrorist attack. The explosion occurred in the heart of Ankara, where state institutions, various ministries, and the Turkish parliament are located. The parliament was due to convene that day after a summer recess.…

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    Factory explosion in Prachinburi sparks investigation into potential electric fault

    An electrical transformer exploded in a factory within the 304 Industrial Park, Prachinburi, causing a shockwave and towering plume of smoke. Officials promptly arrived at the scene to investigate the cause of the factory explosion, which occurred at 11.20am today. The factory under scrutiny belongs to Ratchakrit Phayak, the District Chief of Sri Maha Phot. The explosion sent a pillar…

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    Chemical tank explosion causes panic in Bangkok district

    A dramatic scene in Bangkok’s Bang Bon district this morning saw a chemical tank at Chalermchaicharn Co, a printing ink factory, suddenly erupt in an explosive burst. This chemical tank explosion incident, although unsettling, thankfully did not result in any significant injuries or fatalities. The explosion occurred around 9.52am at Soi Ekkachai 66/3 and 66/4, situated off Ekkachai Road. According to…

  • Pattaya News

    Transformer explosion in Pattaya destroys six motorbikes

    A power transformer located near Pattaya Beach Road met with an unfortunate incident in the early hours of yesterday when it exploded during a heavy rain shower. The blast resulted in the destruction of six motorbikes parked beneath it. However, in a stroke of luck, no casualties were reported. The Pattaya Fire Department received the report of the explosion at…

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    Factory explosion near Bangkok leaves two workers injured due to faulty cutting tool

    An explosion at a factory has left two workers injured in Samut Prakan province near Bangkok. The incident occurred yesterday when a newly bought cutting tool malfunctioned. The device had been in use for only a few hours when it exploded, severely injuring the employees. The factory specialises in recycling old car air conditioners. The explosion happened around 5.30pm yesterday…

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    Explosion in Yala and Sungai Kolok districts results in two injuries

    In an explosion that shook the districts of Sungai Kolok in Narathiwat and Mueang in Yala on Saturday night, Royal Thai Police (RTP) are currently on the hunt for the individuals behind the incident that left two innocent bystanders injured. The explosion in Sungai Kolok resulted in no causalities, whilst its counterpart in Yala left two innocent bystanders injured, reported…

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    Thai fireworks depot owners surrender following fatal explosion investigation

    The owners of a recently annihilated fireworks depo in Narathiwat yesterday handed themselves over to the police. This revelation was announced by an on-scene informant who wished to remain unnamed. The owners, Sompong Napol and Piyanuch Puengwirawat, both 42, made their way back into Thai territory through the Sadao checkpoint connecting Thailand and Malaysia. This development came on the heels of…

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    Fatal fireworks explosion in Narathiwat linked to local smuggling network

    Narathiwat witnessed a tragic incident recently as a fireworks storehouse exploded. The owners of the premises, a couple, Sompong Nakul and Piyanuch Peungwirawat, both 42 years old, are believed to have fled to Malaysia, according to the local police following the unfortunate fireworks explosion. There are also reports that their trade has connections with significant figures in the southern Thai…

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    MFP MP blames corrupt cops for firework warehouse explosion in southern Thailand

    Move Forward Party (MFP) MP Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn accused corrupt cops for the explosion of a firework warehouse in the southern province of Narathiwas. As a result of the ongoing investigation, four police officers have been transferred. The explosion at the firework warehouse in Muno Market in the Sungai Kolok district of Narathiwas province occurred on Saturday, July 29. The warehouse…

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    Fireworks investigation: Extra tonne discovered near Thai explosion site, increasing fears

    In a shocking event, officials uncovered an additional 1 tonne of fireworks hidden in a building just 150 metres away from a previous explosion site that took the lives of 12 people. The find, which has left residents in fear of repeat incidents, marked a dramatic expansion of an ongoing fireworks investigation inquiry that had already resulted in yesterday’s arrest…