World · August 5, 2022

Fire in a disco in Thailand: 13 people killed as the fire devours a building

The fire broke out around 1 a.m. at Mountain B nightclub, a one-story building in the Sattahip district of Chonburi province, southeast of Bangkok, police said.

Sattahip is located about 30 kilometers south of Pattaya city, a popular tourist destination.

Police Colonel Wuttipong Somjai told CNN the fire occurred during a live music performance.

He said the burn injuries ranged from “minor to severe” and an investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

All the victims were Thai nationals, he said.

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