Bangkok boy, 5, killed, siblings hurt as apartment balcony gives way

Street in Bang Kapi district, Bangkok

Street in Bang Kapi district of Bangkok. Photo: Serj Kras.

A five-year-old boy was killed and his three siblings were seriously injured early Tuesday morning when a section of the balcony of their family’s fourth-floor apartment in Bangkok’s Bang Kapi district collapsed.

Hua Mark police and rescue workers summoned at 1.30am found the four Thai-Swiss siblings on the ground outside the five-storey Kesaree Apartment building on Soi Ramkhamhaeng 34 amid shards of broken dishes.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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