Badminton court building 'to be demolished' after collapse

The Engineering Institute of Thailand inspects the collapsed NP Court building in Muang district in Nonthaburi on Wednesday. (Photo and video by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)

The Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) has recommended the demolition of a collapsed badminton court building because of severe damage to the structure.

Institute president Thanes Weerasiri offered the advice to the operators of NP Court on the grounds that repairs to the deeply-cracked structure would be too costly.

The decision rested in the owners' hands, he added.

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