Seven Killed, Two Injured in Phuket Collapsed Building


PHUKET, Nov 21  – Seven people, four Thai and three Myanmar workers, were killed after a building under construction collapsed in the southern province of Phuket on Thursday.

The workers were working at the one-story office building which is a part of the petrol station construction project in Thalang district when it crumbled down at around 1.30 pm.

Two workers were injured in the incident.

From initial investigation, police believe substandard construction work may have been the cause of the deadly collapse.

Engineering experts will be called upon for further inspections to determine the cause, police said. (TNA)