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Body of deceased rescuer being airlifted to his hometown

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Roi Et City Hall

The Roi Et City Hall, view from the Phalan Chai pond. Photo: Oatz.


CHONBURI, 7th July 2018 (NNT) – The body of former Thai navy seal Saman Kunan, who died inside Tham Luang Cave during a rescue operation will be taken by air to his hometown Roi Et, today.

On Friday, the body was airlifted by a C-130 Hercules military plane to Sattahip Naval Base to receive a royally-sponsored funeral, courtesy of His Majesty the King.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Thammarat Thadaphrom,
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil
National News Bureau of Thailand


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