Following the smoke in an emission duct on the eighth floor at CentralWorld shopping mall, Centara Hotels and Resorts and Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre said guests and employees were safely evacuated from the building and were notaffected by the incident.

athe incievacuated from the building and were not affected by the incident.

“Though no damage occurred to the hotel ‚Ķ as a precautionary measure we took the necessary step of evacuating the hotel. The hotel remained vacated until the authorities declared the complex fully safe.

“We would like to express our sincerest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and the 15 people injured by smoke inhalation,” it said.