Oct 23, 2020 07:19 UTC
  • Explosion at Thai PTT gas line kills three, injures 28

Three people were killed and 28 injured on Thursday in an explosion on a Thai PTT PCL gas transmission line at Samut Prakan, southeast of Bangkok, the company said.

According to Press TV, PTT said in a statement "We joined local rescue teams to bring the wounded to the hospital."

Videos from the scene showed flames leaping dozens of meters into the air and a large cloud of smoke hanging high above the facility. The charred remains of houses and cars can also be seen.

PTT said that the fire had been brought under control and that gas going into that pipeline had been stopped.