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Vendor killed after market roof collapses

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A vendor was killed and another injured when a section of roof at Pak Khlong Talat market collapsed yesterday. 

Phra Nakhon district officials and rescue workers inspect a collapsed roof at the Pak Khlong Talat market. One vendor was killed and another injured when a section of the roof at the popular flower market caved in yesterday. PATIPAT JANTHONG

The market, in Bangkok's Phra Nakhon district, is one of the country's largest wholesale markets for flowers and vegetables. It was undergoing structural modifications when part of its roof gave way about 10am yesterday.

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