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German man drowns off Koh Chang

White sand beach in Koh Chang

White sand beach in Koh Chang. Photo: Caroline Keyzor.

TRAT: A 55-year-old German man drowned off Koh Chang after going out to sea to bring his two sons back to shore amid strong waves on Saturday.

Christoph Ralf Sigloch had gone into the water off Khlong Phrao beach to check on his sons because his Thai wife Sunantha was concerned that they were swimming too far from shore, said Pol Lt Col Man Rodthong, a tourist police inspector in Trat.

Full story: Bangkok Post