20 migrant workers charred to death in Thailand
New Delhi, March 30: At least 20 persons were charred to death when a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers caught fire on Thursday late night.
The fire was reported to police around 1:30 am in Tak province in western Thailand along the border with Myanmar. The bus was going to a factory in an industrial zone near Bangkok.
Local media said the workers were from Myanmar. Police Lt. Raewat Aiemtak said 27 person managed to escape from the bus.
The cause of fire wasn’t immediately known, but Raewat said the driver reported the fire started in the middle of the bus and spread quickly.