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58 still missing off Phuket after boats capsize

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Tropical thunderstorm approaching, near Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani

Tropical thunderstorm approaching, near Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani. Photo: Tatjana8047.


A search will continue today for 58 people, most of them tourists, who are still missing after three accidents in strong seas off Phuket involving two jet skis, a dive boat and a yacht on Thursday (July 5) afternoon, according a message posted on Facebook page “Phuket Public Relations” on Friday morning.

In the message, Phuket governor Norapat Plodthong made a conclusion out of reports from authorities involving in the search and rescue operations that one person was killed, 11 injured (2 seriously), and 58 missing.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS


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