Chinese tourist drowns off Koh Chang coast

Road in Koh Chang island

Road in Koh Chang island Ko Chang island in Trat Province, Thailand.. Image: Oma teos.




TRAT, 1 July 2014 (NNT) – A Chinese tourist reportedly drowned near Koh Chang in Trat after he was swept away by strong waves.

Local rescue teams have retrieved the body of a 19-year-old Chinese tourist identified as Guo Jiachang from the southern part of the island.

Witnesses said Mr Jiachang had ignored warnings against swimming on the beach and disappeared shortly after entering the water.

Full story: NNT



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