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Baiyoke Tower II parted platform caused by excess weight: Police

BANGKOK, May 8 – The failure of the steel cable or wire rope supporting the platform carrying workers installing advertising banner on the exterior of Thailand’s tallest building, Baiyoke Tower II, killing three men, was caused by being overloaded, according to the initial investigation.

Pol Maj-Gen Anuchai Lekbamrung, deputy metropolitan police chief, released the information in response to the deaths of the three workers who fell to their deaths from the 68th floor of the Baiyoke Tower II Monday afternoon. He said the cable supporting the platform parted.

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