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21 Thais perished in the “Casino Pipet” blaze at the Grand Diamond

At 3:00 p.m. on December 29, 2022, Maj. Gen. Sarawut Chaisit, Commander of the Burapha Army (Commander-in-Chief of the Burapha Department of Defense), flew to Aranyaprathet Immigration Checkpoint, Sa Kaeo Province, to assess the situation and assist Thai citizens in the event of a fire at a casino on the Poipet side.

Col. Anupong Moonbanjob, commander of the 13th Division, Pol. Col. Rung Thongmon, Superintendent of Immigration, Sa Kaeo Province, Colonel Pattanachai Pamornphiboon, Superintendent of Klong Luek Police Station, and Pol. Lt. Col. Lee discuss the situation in Cambodia, which is approximately 200 meters from checkpoint Aranyaprathet Immigration, Sa Kaeo Province.

The delegation then traversed the Thai-Cambodian Friendship Bridge. Visit the location of the fire at the Grand Diamond casino. In front is an eight-story casino structure; behind it is either a new building or a seventeen-story VIP building; and on the opposite side of the casino building is a seven-story residential building connected by a pedestrian bridge. It was revealed that all three structures had suffered fire damage. The blaze destroyed only the eight-story casino structure. until the building’s tilt is obvious Maj. Gen. Sarawut has warned that the risk of the burning building collapsing is quite significant, as a large number of Thai rescuers and rescuers from several foundations, including more than 100 officers, have converged to assist and assist in the search for victims in the rubble of the structure. Officers, both military and police, and rescuers hastened to assist the Thai people in any way possible.

As for the Coordination Center to assist Thais affected by the fire in Poipet, Cambodia, the municipal parking lot at the Aranyaprathet Khlong Luek Border Checkpoint is the designated location. At the moment, the officer received a report from the Cambodian official in command of the situation. On the Cambodian side of the casino fire, 21 Thais were discovered dead. Initially, Cambodian officials had delivered the remains of eight Thai women. Come to Wat Trat, a temple on the Cambodian side opposite Aranyaprathet Border Checkpoint, to await the coordination to bring the body back to Thailand in accordance with the agreement to transport the body across the country.

For the injured to be treated at Aranyaprathet Hospital in 4 cases, Wattana Nakorn Hospital in 6 cases, Khok Sung Hospital in 5 cases, Kasemrad Hospital in 6 cases, and Sa Kaeo Hospital in 9 cases, including 25 injured in Sa Kaeo Province, while all injured individuals await assessment. Take a second test to confirm.

Author: annie

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