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A 16-year-old boy is missing, feared drowned, after disappearing from Karon Beach about 6pm last night (Sunday night).

The teenager, from Pijit Province, is a Phuket resident and went swimming with friends who said he went into the water about 6pm, but did not return.

Chalong police and rescue teams using a jet boat searched for him, but have so far been unable to find him.

Locals and the missing boy’s friend have also joined the search.

— Kitima Pornmongkhonwat

 

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