Injured tried to escape the fire by jumping out the windows, others were poisoned by smoke or burned by fire. Witnesses say they heard screams and cries for help throughout the night of the tragedy.
A medical post, which includes a mortuary area was installed before the wounded are evacuated to hospitals. Similarly, managed by the Red Cross psychological cell was implemented. We do not yet know the cause of the accident but, in the words of the chief of police, "the hotel did not pose" a priori "no safety problem." Although the "Red Lotus" has only a single security issue, its main door?
State television said that the lack of material resources, including lack of water cannons and large scales, had delayed the work of rescuers. Despite all this conflicting information, the fire recalls once more the high risks (fire, traffic accident, a toxic, ...) related to daily activities in Hong Kong, facing the authorities' failure to enact and enforce basic safety provisions.
Investigators began Wednesday in search for clues to establish the exact cause of the fire. Criminal track seems at least aside, no question of attack! No, he would rather be a matter of human negligence, adolescents who have carelessly thrown into a trash their not well off cigarettes. Witnesses talk about another type of negligence. It would be a fire starting in a room on the third basement that would have housed an illegal opium den. Who should we believe? To be continued.
Rescuers continued their search throughout the day in the rubble of the building of six floors to try to recover the charred remains of the victims remained trapped in the shell of the building. A total of 179 charred bodies were extracted from the rubble Wednesday night. Diplomatic sources said that at least fifty-two Americans, twenty-five Europeans including a French died in the fire murderer.
Today I travel on Honocarnaïde, gotta see it! Channels more channels, with stilt houses, temples gold, red zigzelles, the aquesneks and aquabolts by dozens and even more. This is a boat line via bus from Bang Yai Nonthaburi going to Thashang I discovered the wonders of this land of Thai I almost finished ten films.
Bangkok is a delight unimaginable splendor and sweet, I love Thailand! And I'm only in my first few hours, it promises.
I want to see everything, and for that I am going to Chang Mai and Chang Rai in the north, where I made a trek in the nearby hills of the Golden Triangle. With a dozen Western, we visit a Lahu village of forty-five families.
The chef invites us to drink tea in his hut of wood and leaves on stilts. Yet it is not a body of water, but it is convenient to remove waste through the floor holes to feed the pigs and chickens that are parked below.