CHIANG MAI, Nov 29 (TNA) – Three workers were killed in a chemical explosion at a longan orchard in Chiang Mai.
The explosion occurred on Tuesday when workers were making a mixture of potassium chlorate to stimulate longan flowering for off-season longan production.
This incident killed two female workers and caused significant damage to the house, with a fire breaking out and two vehicles being damaged. Firefighters extinguished the flames and transported one male foreign worker suffering burns to the hospital. He was later pronounced dead.
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