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Thai petrochemical hub blast kills 12

Sunday, 06 May, 2012 - 00:49

May 6 - Thai authorities investigate deadly petrochemical estate blast which has left at least 12 people dead and more than a hundred wounded. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Explosions sparked a fire at a chemical factory in Thailand which killed 12 people and wounded more than a hundred. Thai authorities are investigating the fire at the sprawling Map Ta Phut complex in Rayong - one of the world's biggest petrochemical hubs. Thousands of residents and workers were evacuated from the area - some 180 kms east of Bangkok. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra paid a visit to the patients in hospital.

Thai petrochemical hub blast kills 12

Sunday, 06 May, 2012 - 00:49

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