Mountain B pub fire in Sattahip claims 24th life, a young naval officer

Sattahip —

The fatal, tragic inferno at the Mountain B pub in the Sattahip district of Chonburi on August 5th has recently claimed its 24th life, a 23-year-old naval officer on Monday, October 3rd.

The victim identified as Pattharakrit Suwanchim, a non-commissioned naval officer, was pronounced dead at 8:40 PM at Somdech Phra Pinklao Military Hospital in Thon Buri. Despite surviving the fire, the victim had remained in severe condition at a hospital since the pub was burned down.

The previous death was that of a 27-year-old Royal Thai Navy officer who died on September 2nd.

Families of the victims demand the Department of Special Investigations (DSI) treat the case as a special case after complaining about slow progress and possible bribery.

11 people remain in hospitals, while three are on ventilators as of press time.


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