Israeli boy dies from box jellyfish sting on Koh Phangan

Portuguese Man O' War or Bluebottle jellyfish

Portuguese Man O' War jellyfish also called Bluebottle. Photo: Sonnymt.

SURAT THANI: A nine-year-old Israeli boy died after being stung by a box jellyfish while playing in the water at a beach on Koh Phangan island on Saturday.

Poonsak Soponpathumrak, the Koh Phangan district chief, reported the incident to governor Wichawut Jinto.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Chaiwat Satyaem

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