Tsunami waters at Kata Noi Beach, Phuket

Phuket tourist dies after Kata Beach rescue


PHUKET: A Swiss man died after falling unconscious while swimming at Kata Beach yesterday.

Kathu Police confirmed that a Swiss man was pronounced dead at around 5pm at Patong Hospital following an incident at Kata Beach.

Witnesses reported to lifeguards at about 4:30pm that they saw the man “swimming” about 150 meters from shore, Uten Singsom, head of the Kata-Karon Lifeguard Club told the Phuket Gazette.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

Michael DesPortes
Phuket Gazette

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