A 36-year-old commander of the Royal Thai Navy was reported as the 17th death of the Mountain B club fire.
A report today has confirmed that a Naval officer, Pralitdet Chumngern, a 36-year-old commander of the Royal Thai Navy, has officially passed away peacefully at the Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok due to severe burns.
Officer Pralitdet is considered the 17th casualty of the Mountain B club fire, following Mr. Sittichai Ouilert, a retail store owner, who died yesterday, August 10th. He is one of the top-tier pilots in the Royal Thai Navy, according to his family and friends, and also a hero who helped several victims out of the blazing club.
Despite receiving a blood donation and staying in an intensive care unit for days, Officer Pralitdet sadly succumbed to his injuries and passed at about 7:45 AM today.
His body would reportedly be transferred to the Royal Thai Navy base in Sattahip district for further religious rites, his family said.
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