Water Taxi boat o Khlong Saen Saeb, Bangkok

Foreigner drowns trying to retrieve water gun from Bangkok canal

Two foreigners died in the capital from Sunday night to early Monday morning. One drowned in a canal in an apparent attempt to retrieve a water gun, while the other fell to his death from a hotel fire escape.

Canal ferry pier stops ’30 seconds of danger’

At 7.30pm on Sunday rescue workers were informed that a foreigner had fallen from the Pratunam pier into the Saen Saep canal. At the scene scuba divers retrieved the body from the canal under the adjacent Chaloemlok bridge.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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