Mass Phuket beach rescue, five tourists pulled from water – one pronounced dead

PHUKET: Lifeguards at Karon Beach, on Phuket’s southwest coast, staged a mass rescue of five tourists this afternoon after a large wave nearly swept a group of men out to sea.

Two of the men were able to struggle back to shore without assistance, while the other five needed the help of local lifeguards.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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