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'Short circuit' caused jail deaths

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The blaze that killed four suspects in detention at a police station in Nonthaburi was probably caused by a short circuit in the main electrical switchboard, police say. 

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Pol Lt Gen Charamporn Suramanee, assistant national police chief, said an examination by forensic officers pointed to a short circuit in the switchboard located at the back of Sai Noi police station. A spark was believed to have started a fire on a motorcycle seat which spread to other motorcycles parked near the switchboard. The petrol in the motorcycles fuelled the fire, he said.

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