Tragic Fire at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market Claims Hundreds of Animal Lives

A devastating fire engulfed Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, killing hundreds of caged animals. Over 100 shops in the pet section were affected. While there were no human casualties, the incident caused significant damage. An investigation is ongoing, and compensation measures are being considered for affected shop owners.


PTI | Bangkok | Updated: 11-06-2024 11:47 IST | Created: 11-06-2024 11:47 IST
Tragic Fire at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market Claims Hundreds of Animal Lives
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A devastating fire swept through Bangkok's iconic Chatuchak Weekend Market early Tuesday, claiming the lives of hundreds of caged animals.

The blaze ravaged over 100 shops in the market's pet section. While no human casualties were reported, Thai media indicated that puppies, fish, snakes, birds, and rabbits perished in the inferno.

Governor Chadchart Sittipunt, who inspected the scene post-incident, stated that the cause of the fire is under investigation. Officials are currently assessing the damage and offering compensation to the affected vendors.

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