Many injured in oil tanker-trailer blast

AN oil tanker-trailer exploded at a factory in Chonburi this afternoon (Nov. 28) leaving many people injured, INN News reported.

Mr Sivikorn Buapong, head of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office in Chonburi, said he was informed at 1.50 pm today that the oil tanker-trailer had exploded at a factory located within Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate.

While initial report said 3 persons had been injured, Sivikorn thinks many more have been hurt in this accident, and is rushing there straight away.

Firemen and other officials are already at the site of the explosion to put out the blaze, he added.


Top: A fire and thick black smoke covers the area where an oil tanker-trailer exploded this afternoon. Photo: INN News