▲ Up
 
11:47 22-01-2017
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Building collapses killing at least 10 in Thailand
14:38, 14 August 2014, 572

AKIPRESS.COM - 0 The death toll from the collapse of a six-story building under construction on the outskirts of Thailand's capital has risen to 10, with at least four more people trapped under the rubble feared dead, three days after the accident, police said on Thursday.

The rescue teams found more bodies of construction workers, one of them a Cambodian, under the building near a local vocational college in Pathum Thani province after the collapse on Monday, Police Maj. Gen. Smithi Mookdasanit said.

Smithi said there were about 30 to 40 workers in the area at the time of the accident and more than 20 people were rescued from the site, the AP reports Thursday.

He said authorities feared that at least four workers who have been trapped under the ruins since Monday are dead.

Police were investigating the cause of the collapse and have arrested four people, including the site's engineer, who will face criminal charges.

Pathum Thani is on the northern outskirts of Bangkok.


Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
16:34 Belarus plans to exchange space information with Kazakhstan16:05 Kyrgyz Customs Service collects customs duties for 2.8 billion soms less in 2016 than planned15:45 Kazakhstan orders new curbs on Internet use14:51 Clearing of cargo plane crash scene ongoing outside Bishkek14:08 Turkmenistan eyes export of electricity via Afghanistan13:48 Foreign Ministry highlights changes in Kyrgyz student visa procedures for domestic universities13:31 Kazakhstan confirms H5 bird flu in wild swans13:27 US beef master class showcases alternative cuts for Uzbekistan chefs13:24 Over 19 million soms transferred in donations to special account for plane crash victims13:18 Pioneering clinical trial for drug-resistant tuberculosis starts in Uzbekistan12:49 Ten pulled alive from avalanche hotel in Italy after snow created 'igloo'12:43 Police injured, more than 200 arrested at Trump inauguration protests in DC12:36 President Atambayev tasks Emergency Ministry to focus on support to be provided to families of plane crash victims12:27 Proposed railway from China to Uzbekistan to link Kyrgyzstan's north and south12:17 Preliminary analysis of unsealed flight data recorder finds air accident information12:00 Visit of IMF 'rescue' team to Mongolia delayed11:59 President Atambayev offers condolences to Iran over deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise building11:31 Mongolia to increase its gold reserves11:24 EBRD designates Bishkek as hub for Central Asia – Regional Director11:04 Trump pursues 'new vision' on first day as president
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75