Police examine blast in Northeast Thailand that killed lecturer

Police in Northeast Thailand are investigating a blast that tragically killed a college lecturer in Sakhon Nakhon province’s metropolis district on Friday. Police say the lecturer, forty one yr previous Pichai Srimanta, was killed when doing a research project to extract oil from plastic waste at a rubbish dump, where the explosion happened.
A employee who witnessed the tragedy mentioned the extraction machine had been stopped in order that the 2 furnaces could cool down. Suddenly, he heard a loud bang. The cowl of one of many furnaces went flying, and hit one of the lecturers.
The director of the municipal public works workplace, Rungroj Khotprom, mentioned yesterday that the site had 2 furnaces for extracting oil. He mentioned steam strain in one of the furnaces blew off its steel cowl, which hit Pichai, killing him on the spot.
Pichai’s colleague was barely injured. The colleague was rushed to a neighborhood hospital, while Pichai’s body was transported to Srinagarind Hospital in Khon Kaen for a autopsy examination, in accordance with Mayor Komut Theethananon.
Smooth of Sakhon Nakhon’s metropolis district mentioned the explosion might have been caused by a mechanical malfunction. Police believed the strain inside the big, hot furnace might need caused the explosion. Mayor Komut said yesterday that he regretted Pichai’s death..

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