Thai Tour Boat Overturns, Drowns One Chinese, Leaves 53 Missing

Thai Tour Boat Overturns, Drowns One Chinese, Leaves 53 Missing

Yicai Global

Date: Fri, 07/06/2018 - 15:25 / Keywords: Thai Tour Boat
  • A boat carrying 127 Chinese tourists returning to the resort island of Phuket in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Thailand ran into a violent storm and capsized yesterday afternoon.HIDE
  • As of early this morning, the incident had already claimed the life by drowning of one tourist -- a Chinese -- and caused the disappearance of 53 others, of whom 50 are Chinese nationals. Authorities rescued another 76 passengers from China.HIDE
  • Five of those rescued are undergoing treatment for their injuries, six are under medical observation and the rest, who suffered only minor injuries, have left the hospital and returned to their hotel.HIDE
  • The Phuket authorities have set up a 24-hour rescue command center and the Thai navy has deployed helicopters to conduct searches.HIDE

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Keywords: Thai Tour Boat