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COVID-19: Stranded Russians shelter in Phuket temple

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Buddha image at Buddhist temple in Thailand

Buddha image at Buddhist temple in Thailand. Photo: pxhere.

PHUKET: Authorities are trying to help three broke Russian tourists who have taken shelter at a local temple after their flight home was cancelled because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Local administration officials have been asked to contact the Russian embassy about the plight of the two men and a woman sheltering at Wat Mai Khao, said Napasorn Kakai, director of the Phuket office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Full story: Bangkok Post

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