9 Myanmar workers in Thailand burnt to death in van after it catches fire

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More

Nine migrant workers from Myanmar were burnt beyond recognition after a van they were travelling in hit a tree by the roadside and burst into flames in Kamphaeng Phet province, central Thailand on Sunday (Oct 21) morning.

burnt-to-deathAccording to Klongkhung district police chief Narakorn Boonkrob, six other passengers in the van, including its driver, were injured in the 7am (local time) accident.

“The van was on its way to Mae Sot district in Tak province near Thai-Myanmar border from Petchaburi province (central Thailand) when the accident occurred,” he said.

The injured passengers were admitted to a nearby hospital, said Narakorn, adding that two of them sustained serious injuries.

Local media reports said the identities of the victims have not been revealed.

Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

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