Houses on the banks of the Chao Phraya river

Houses on the banks of the Chao Phraya river. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Incapacitated woman, 65, rescued after house collapses into river

A 65-year-old woman who cannot walk was rescued from the Bang Pakong River on Tuesday morning after her wooden house’s floor collapsed into the river.

When the floor of the riverside balcony collapsed, her neighbour was rowing by the house, so the woman, Prathin Kijkesacharoen, was able to grab on to the boat and was pulled out from under the house.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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