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Horror nightclub fire kills and injures dozens — RT World News

Panicked revelers have been seen fleeing the lethal inferno at a membership south of the Thai capital

A big fire at a nightclub in southern Thailand has left not less than 13 folks lifeless and dozens extra wounded, in keeping with native police, with harrowing footage of the blaze making the rounds on-line.

The conflagration began round 1am Friday morning at a membership in Thailand’s Chonburi province, positioned about 80 miles south of the capital, Bangkok, police colonel Wuttipong Somjai informed Reuters, including that not less than 35 had been injured. The official provided few different particulars, however famous all the victims recognized up to now are Thai nationals.

Disturbing footage captured throughout the fire has circulated on social media, exhibiting membership patrons scrambling to flee the large blaze, some engulfed in flames. 

Other photos additionally revealed the injury to the one-story nightclub, with its charred inside all however destroyed.

The same incident at a membership close to the Thai capital left 66 folks lifeless and tons of injured in 2009. The reason for that fire was by no means publicly recognized by the native authorities, and conflicting stories gave rise to a lot of competing theories for what set off the blaze, starting from defective wiring on the nightclub to a fireworks accident.

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