Hua Hin beach hit by 10km long oil slick

Hua Hin beach

Hua Hin beach. Photo: Ian Gratton.

An oil slick stretching about ten kilometers long hit the beach of Hua Hin today (Tuesday) emitting foul smell and driving away local and foreign tourists from the beach.

The presence of the oil slick prompted Hua Hin mayor Nopporn Wutthikul to seek help from the Navy to find out if the problem was caused by oil spills from commercial freighters or large fishing boats or any of those vessels sank in the sea off Hua Hin causing the oil spills.

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