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Chinese Tourist Charged for Killing Urchins in Protected Sea

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Ao Sunset in Koh Lipe, Satun.

Koh Lipe is a small island part of the Tarutao National Marine Park in Satun Province. Photo: Vyacheslav Argenberg / Flickr.

SATUN — An official on Wednesday said he filed charges against a Chinese tourist who fished and killed sea urchins on a southern beach.

The tourist, who was not named, faces a fine of up to 50,000 baht on a charge of disturbing animals in a protected sea, Tarutao National Park chief Kanchanapan Kamhaeng told reporters. He said he lodged a complaint with police on Lipe Island, where the incident took place

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By Teeranai Charuvastra
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