Mekong Tour Boat Capsizes in Nong Khai, 2 Missing

Mekong River in Nai Mueang, Nong Khai

Mekong River in Nai Mueang, Nong Khai District. Photo: กิตติ เลขะกุล.

NONG KHAI, March 22 (TNA) – A tour boat capsized in the Mekong River. Two passengers were missing and four others survived on the Lao side.

The longtail boat was carrying the six tourists for an evening sightseeing trip in the Mekong River when it was struck by a storm. Four tourists swam to the Lao side and were save there by local officials. The two others went missing and a search and rescue mission was going on.

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