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13 Die in Thai Nightclub Fire


Forensic and police officers investigate the Mountain B nightclub, where at least 13 people were killed and 35 injured when a fire broke out early Friday, in Chonburi province, Thailand, Aug. 5, 2022.

A fire broke out in a nightclub in Thailand early Friday, killing at least 13 people and injuring 35, according to officials.

The cause of the fire at the Mountain B nightclub in Chonburi province, southeast of of Bangkok, has not yet been determined.

The police said all the victims have been identified as Thai nationals, so far.

A person who was in the club told CNN that after the fire erupted, the entrance to the club was jammed with people who were trying to flee.

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