Collapsed crane kills Cambodian worker at Bangkok construction site

Tragedy struck at a construction site in the Chatuchak district of Bangkok yesterday when a tower crane collapsed and killed a Cambodian worker. Thai news outlet Channel 7 reported that the crane’s sling was broken, causing the crane’s arm to crash down on the worker, 31 year old Sophanna.

Two other Cambodian workers were injured in the incident. One of the injured workers was brought to Paolo Hospital with minor injuries, while the other worker did not wish to go to the hospital.

Bangkok’s Deputy Permanent Secretary Dr. Wantanee Wattana, together with the director of Chatuchak district, Pornlert Penpass, went to inspect the site.

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