Ancient wall damaged by fallen tamarind tree

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Tree falls over an ancient wall in Kanchanaburi. Source: Bangkok Post, 20191012
Tree falls over an ancient wall in Kanchanaburi. Source: Bangkok Post, 20191012
Tree falls over an ancient wall in Kanchanaburi. Source: Bangkok Post, 20191012

via Bangkok Post, 12 May 2019: The Kanchanaburi city wall was damaged by the sudden fall of a tamarind tree that was over 100 years old.

An ancient wall – a tourist attraction in this storied western town – was partly damaged after a large tamarind tree more than 100 years old, crashed down on it early Sunday.

Prapruet Maliphon, 75, a resident who lives on Lak Muang road near the wall in Kanchanaburi town, said he heard a thunderous noise at about 2am but did not leave his house to take a look.

After daybreak he found the old tamarind tree lying on the wall, leaving a crack along its base. Nobody was hurt.

Source: Ancient wall damaged by fallen tamarind tree | Bangkok Post: news

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