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BANGKOK, (AFP): Two Singaporeans narrowly escaped with their lives today and four other tourists are missing after a sightseeing boat overturned on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, police and rescue officials said. Police said they were still searching for the missing passengers, whose nationalities were not immediately known, as well as the driver of the traditional Thai long-tail boat. Police said the boat was on a tour of the main river and canals when it overturned in choppy water. The Singaporeans, a man and a woman, were released from hospital after medical checks. The woman tourist suffered minor injuries, hospital workers said.

 

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