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Search for missing crew from sunken Phuket fishing boat halted at sunset

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Traditional Thai fishing boat

Traditional Thai fishing boat. Photo: Max Pixel.

PHUKET: Marine Police and Royal Thai Navy search-and-rescue personnel this afternoon launched a search for two Myanmar crewmen who remain missing after the crab-fishing boat sank southeast of Naka Noi Island, off the east coast of Phuket, this afternoon (Aug 5).

The search began after the owner of the boat, Boonrit Khaojui, notified officials of the boat sinking at 2:30pm, Lt Col Nattaphong Pleugtaratigul of the Marine Police told The Phuket News.

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By Tanyaluk Sakoot
The Phuket News

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