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Attempt to salvage half sunken garbage barge underway off Phi Phi Island

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Garbage boat on Phi Phi Islands

Boat transporting garbage on Phi Phi Islands. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Local authorities and operator of a garbage barge were salvaging a half sunken garbage barge yesterday when it went out of control after developing engine trouble, and hit undersea rocks.

The 15-metre long and 4-metre wide garbage barge, Chachandee, sank off Phi Phi Island in Tambon Ao Nang, Krabi province.

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By Thai PBS

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