21 Burnt To Death As Bus Catches Fire

Rescue and medical personnel work around wreckages of a bus and a truck that collided near Kanghoi, Saraburi province early July 23, 2013. Nineteen people were killed and 23 injured, many of them seriously, when a truck collided with a passenger bus early on Tuesday in Saraburi province, in central Thailand, a local police officer said. REUTERS/Stringer (THAILAND - Tags: TRANSPORT DISASTER) THAILAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN THAILAND

Desk: In a tragic incident, 21 people had been burnt to death in a road accident when a chartered bus caught fire. The incident took place at Western Thailand Highway near Bangkok. The bus was carrying workers from Myanmar when the accident occurred.

As per source from International news agencies, 48 workers from Myanmar were present inside the bus. The driver’s wife was also present inside the bus when the tragedy occurred. 27 people have been gravely injured in the accident. They were rushed to the hospital immediately. Their conditions are not known known.

Meanwhile, primary investigation suggests that the engine of the vehicle caught fire which quickly spread through the bus. An investigation is reportedly underway.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here