CPR brings tourist back to life

KRABI: Rescue workers revived a Chinese tourist after she was pulled unconscious from Krabi waters by friends Tuesday afternoon.

“Jian Jingpia, 28, was swimming with a large group of friends at a depth of about one meter, when she lost her footing and began floundering and choking,” said Jumpen Pompakdee, head of the Koh Hong National Park.

Ms Jian lost consciousness, so her friends carried her to the beach, Mr Jumpen confirmed.

“Our staff performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation [CPR] and managed to revive her,” he said.

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Ms Jian was taken to Krabi Hospital.

Hospital staff today were unable to update the Phuket Gazette on her current status.

“She is not a very proficient swimmer, so it is fortunate that her friends and our rescue workers were there to help,” Mr Jumpen said.

— Kritsada Mueanhawong

Phuket News

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