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.