In Thailand in a fire in a dormitory killed 17 Schoolgirls

Firefighters in Thailand, February 2015

In Chiang Rai province in Northern Thailand there was a fire in the dormitory for girls at a private school. It is reported by BNO News, citing the police.

The fire killed 17 Schoolgirls at the age from 5 to 12 years, two more girls remain missing, five people were seriously injured. 14 people were able to escape.

As explained in the police, the fire started Sunday about 23:00 local time. The fire was liquidated on the morning of 23 may.

The cause of the fire is not yet established.