The reported ghosts of Bangkok’s nightclub fire


New years eve 2008 brought somber news to the world when it was reported that in the city of Thonglor, Bangkok. A fire broke out at a nightclub full of partygoers awaiting the New Year. Unfortunately, 59 people were killed this past New Year’s eve.

What has been reported as of 3 days after the fire is that teenagers are flocking the site of the charred remains and snapping photographs with their cell phones in the hopes of capturing the ghosts of the late partygoers.

Here is the full report from The Nation:

Many teenagers turned up at the charred remain of Santika Pub at 2 am Sunday to take photos of the building.

They said they heard ghosts would show up at the scene of their death three days later.

A man, Natthawut Urapen, 29, showed his mobile phone to reporters, saying he had taken what appeared to be two ghosts.

The man said he took the picture at 10 pm Saturday and became frightened to see two spots in the picture which looked like ghosts.

He said a spot appeared like a man at window and the other like a woman standing on the roof of the building.


Ghosts of Santika nightclub or just pareidolia?

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