Tsunami victim stats updated

PHUKET: The Tsunami Center in Phuket has issued updated statistics of the number of victims from the December 26 tsunami, following deduplication of lists.

The total number of dead from the tsunami is now officially 5,395 people, comprising 1,926 Thais, 1,953 foreigners and 1,516 of as-yet-unidentified nationality.

A total of 8,457 people were injured – 6,065 Thais and 2,392 foreigners. Still missing are 2,932 people, of whom 2,023 are Thais and 909 are foreigners.

By province the numbers are:

Phang Nga: Dead: 4,224 (1,253 Thais, 1,633 foreigners and 1,338 unidentified); Injured 5,597 (4,344 Thais, 1,253 foreigners); Missing: 1,733 (1,428 Thais, 305 foreigners).

Krabi: Dead: 721 (357 Thais, 203 foreigners and 161 unidentified); Injured 1,376 (808 Thais, 568 foreigners); Missing: 569 (329 Thais, 240 foreigners).

Phuket: Dead: 279 (151 Thais, 111 foreigners and 17 unidentified); Injured 1,111 (591 Thais, 520 foreigners); Missing: 620 (256 Thais, 364 foreigners).

Ranong: Dead: 160 (156 Thais and four foreigners); Injured 246 (215 Thais, 31 foreigners); Missing: nine Thais.

Trang: Dead: five (three Thais and two foreigners); Injured 112 (92 Thais, 20 foreigners); Missing: one Thai.

Satun: Dead: six Thais; Injured: 15 Thais.

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