Thai rescue groups on the Phuket development website on Thursday night. / Labor Hittai
By Zaw Zaw Htwe 22 November 2019
Yangon – Seven development employees, together with three Myanmar migrants, had been killed and two others had been severely injured after a concrete slab collapsed at a development website in Thailand’s southern province of Phuket on Thursday.
A gasoline terminal collapsed at 1 p.m. on Thursday, burying 9 employees below the collapsed construction.
A Myanmar feminine and a Thai male had been saved. A Myanmar feminine was among the many lifeless, in keeping with U Kyaw Soe Win, Myanmar’s labor attaché to Thailand.
Myanmar employees Ma Kaythi Khine and Ko Nay Myo Win, who each died within the accident, had been working in Thailand since 2012, the labor attaché instructed The Irrawaddy on Friday.
He additionally stated Ma Myo Myo Ye suffered severe spinal and arm accidents and Ko Sa Aung Aung, the third fatality, had been working in Thailand since 2017 below the bilateral labor employment settlement.
“First we’ll perform a funeral for the employees. After which we’ll work out the authorized advantages and compensation for the deaths,” stated U Kyaw Soe Win.
About 30 Myanmar migrants had been engaged on the development of the gasoline terminal when the accident occurred.
Lawyer U Aung Myo Thant, representing the Myanmar Embassy and Myanmar Abroad Employment Companies Federation in Bangkok, instructed The Irrawaddy that the accident occurred due to engineering errors, in keeping with an inspection group.
In January 2019, 4 Myanmar migrants had been killed in a automotive accident in southern Thailand’s Chumphon province, when a bunch of 23 migrants was allegedly illegally passing by means of Thailand to achieve Malaysia.
In 2018, as much as 30 Myanmar employees had been killed in two automobile accidents within the northern provinces of Tak and Kamphaeng Phet.