3 killed in another blast at scene of Saturday’s train derailment in Songkhla

Passenger train rolling through Bangkok, Thailand.

Passenger train in Thailand. Photo: Daniel Foster / flickr. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Three Thai railway officials have been killed and four others injured in an explosion this morning (Tuesday), about 200 metres from the scene of a blast on Saturday, when a freight train, travelling from Hat Yai town to Padang Besar border town, was derailed.

The three men were among a group of seven employees of the State Railway of Thailand assigned to repair the damaged rail tracks and remove derailed carriages from the scene.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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