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At least one dead, 10 injured as building under construction collapses in Phuket

At least one dead, 10 injured as building under construction collapses in Phuket

PHUKET: At least one person died and 10 more were injured when a building under construction collapsed in Rawai earlier today (Aug 11).

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By The Phuket News

Sunday 11 August 2019, 04:52PM


At about 2.00pm today (Aug 11), police and rescue workers were notified of an incident at a construction site in Rawai where a new condominium project was being erected.

According to the message Chalong Police received, a building under construction collapsed burying several workers under metal structures.

As of 4.30pm, one construction worker was confirmed dead, 10 were taken to nearby hospitals and at least two remained under the ruins.

Phuket Vice Governor Thanyawat Chanpinit, Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos and Chalong Police arrived at the scene to hear about the cause of the incident.

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Kurt | 12 August 2019 - 12:45:31

V/G + Mayor arrived at scene to hear about the CAUSE of incident? Well, normally such take weeks investigation + lab research  ( strength design, qualification constructors/builders, used materials and concrete mix, etc) to find out. They don't know that?

megamind | 11 August 2019 - 23:48:00

they were working day and night sin one month never stop... but cement need time to be strong enough...

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