14 tourists flee burning van

White Toyota minivan in Thailand

White Toyota minivan in Thailand. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

PHETCHABUN: Fourteen people narrowly escaped death as their gas-fuelled van caught fire while climbing the hilly road to Phu Thap Boek on Friday afternoon.

The tourist van was carrying 14 nurses and officials from a hospital in Samut Prakan to the popular tourist mountain when the fire broke out in the front of the vehicle at 4.30pm as it approached a viewpoint.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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