Woman dies after house collapses into the sea

A 24-year-old new graduate drowned this morning (August 22) when her wooden house on stilts collapsed into the sea in the eastern Thai coastal province of Sattahip, Sanook.com reported.

The woman along with her mother and elder brother with his 7-year-old son evacuated from their house when it started shaking. But she forgot to take her personal belongings and ran back into the house to retrieve them.

As she got into the house, it collapsed into the sea. She was trapped under the house and drowned.


Top: The rubble of the house which collapsed into the sea killing the young woman. Photo: Sanook.com

By Songpol Kaopatumtip


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