South Korean feeder ship on fire in Thailand

A fire broke out on a South Korean container ship in Thailand this weekend. The first inspections show that the fire erupted in containers which contained a notorious chemical bleach. A video shows the scope of the fire.

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A feeder ship belonging to South Korean shipping line KMTC erupted in flames in a port in Thailand on Saturday, reports Reuters.

The fire on the feeder ship KMTC Hongkong broke out on Saturday in Thailand's Laem Chabang terminal. According to Reuters, 25 people have been injured, and more than 130 people have been taken to hospital. According to Thailand's minister of health, there are no serious injuries, reports the news agency.

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