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Transformer blast likely caused fire at Chatuchak market

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A power transformer in Thailand

A power transformer near a mosque in Bangkok. Photo: Tim Gerland / flickr.

An explosion in an electrical transformer inside Chatuchak market could be behind a fire that hit the world-famous emporium on Sunday night, police said on Monday.

Pol Maj Gen Ekkachai Boonwisut, commander of the Metropolitan Police Bureau Division 2, said witnesses saw a spark at a transformer shortly before the blaze at the market.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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