BREAKING NEWS
This content is not available in your region

Fire at Bangkok shopping mall kills one, five hurt

Text size Aa Aa

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A fire in a shopping centre in Bangkok killed one person and injured five, police said on Wednesday, adding firefighters had brought the blaze under control.

The Central World Complex, which includes a shopping mall and hotel popular with tourists, was evacuated, said operator Central Pattana.

Media reports showed video of one person who jumped from an eighth floor window to escape the fire.

The cause of the blaze is still unknown.

(Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat, Chayut Setboonsarng and Panu Wongcha-um; editing by Darren Schuettler)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.