Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Thailand: Huge blast at factory shakes Bangkok airport | Al Jazeera Breakdown” – below is their description.
A factory has exploded into flames on the outskirts of Bangkok, where thousands of litres of leaked chemicals are posing a risk of more blasts.
The plastics manufacturer, near the Thai capital’s airport, erupted early on Monday morning.
Homes within a five-kilometer radius have been evacuated as firefighters struggle to bring the fire under control.
Air quality in the area is described as toxic.
Al Jazeera’s Tony Cheng joins us live from Bangkok via Skype for the latest updates.Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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