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Foreign divers rescued after pickup swept into canal

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A canal or klong in Thailand

A canal also known as klong, in Thailand. Photo: Nikolay (Pixabay).

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: Two foreign divers relying on a GPS to guide them back to Phuket took an unplanned plunge when a flash flood swept their vehicle off a back road in Thung Yai district and into a canal on yesterday afternoon (Aug 9).

Both men are diving instructors and one took part in last month’s rescue of 12 young footballers and their coach from flooded Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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