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Fire burns down ancient book library of Wat Phanancheong

Ayutthaya - A fire burned down the library building where an ancient tapitaka and many rare old books were kept in a famous temple in this central province Tuesday afternoon.

The fire broke out at 3 pm at the two-storey building of the temple. The fire quickly engulfed the building and destroyed all the books.

The abbot of the temple said the fire caused damages worth Bt40 million.

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