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German victim of Phuket mob bashing out of coma

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PHUKET: German national Kurt Trotnow, who is in intensive care after being beaten by a mob in Patong, is conscious but still on a respirator.

“Kurt is conscious now but still cannot talk because he is on a respirator. When he wakes up, I talk with him and he looks at me. He understands my words,” said his wife, Jiraporn “Joy” Chucheep.

Mr Trotnow, 53, is recovering at Phuket International Hospital after being set upon by a group of men not long after he refused to pay a 200-baht tuk-tuk fare for an 800-meter ride.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette


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