Factory acid leak sends 30 residents to hospital

The Prachin Buri station

The Prachin Buri station. Photo: シャムネコ.

PRACHIN BURI – Thirty nearby residents and workers were taken to hospital following a sulphuric acid leak at a factory in Si Maha Phot district late on Thursday night.

The incident sparked a protest by over 100 neighbourhood residents, who demanded the immediate closure of the Sunshine Biotech International factory, a Thai-Chinese joint venture, at 304 Industrial Park in tambon Tha Tum.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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