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Man falls to his death at Bangkok's CentralWorld

A video capture shows staff setting up a tent to cover the body of a man who fell to his death at the CentralWorld shopping centre in Pathumwan district, Bangkok on Tuesday.

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A man, 55, fell to his death from the seventh to the third floor of CentralWorld shopping centre in Bangkok at about noon on Tuesday.

Police at the Pathumwan station were informed of the incident at about 12.30pm. A video clip showed the injured man lying on the floor and staff setting up a tent to cover him.

Media reported that the man arrived at the shopping centre with another man. Some reports said the two had an argument before the fall but other reports said they were taking photos close to the rail(ing)ingwhen one of them suddenly fell.

The man suffered multiple broken bones and was later pronounced dead at the nearby Police General Hospital.

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Vocabulary:

argument : a conversation or discussion in which two or more people disagree, often angrily - การโต้แย้ง, การแย้ง, การโต้เถียง

injured (adj): hurt in an accident, natural disaster, attack, etc. - ได้รับบาดเจ็บ

multiple : many - มากมาย

pronounced dead : officially confirmed to have died -

rail(ing) : the upper bar of a fence - ราว,ราวลูกกรง,ราวบันได

tent (n): a portable shelter made of cloth or fabric -

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