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Surin governor orders speeding up of probe into cause of store collapse

The Surin governor has ordered police to speed up probe into the cause of the collapse of a construction material department store that killed six people and injured two others Tuesday evening.

Surin Governor Nirand Kalayanamitr has called an urgent meeting of officials concerned, including chief public works engineer of the provincial public works office, and told them to urgently find out the cause of the collapse.

The dome of the store caved in, crushing six shoppers and two staffs.

The governor also prohibited the use of the remaining building until engineers guarantee the safety of its structure.

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