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Hungarian tourist killed, 22 hurt in boat crash

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Ratchaburi. Photo: Pongsak ksm.

A 61-year-old Hungarian woman was killed and 22 other foreign passengers injured when a tourist boat they were travelling on was hit by a boat in the Mae Klong River near a popular floating market in Samut Songkhram’s Amphawa district on Friday night.

The 30-seat boat, Por Chokyothin, was carrying 23 tourists to view fireflies at night along the river when another passenger boat, Sor Sakcharoenporn, with no passenger on board crashed into it in front of Wat Bang Khae Yai in tambon Kwai Om.

Read more: Bangkok Post