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  • Phuket News

    Uzbekistan tourist dies after ignoring rip current warning in Phuket

    A strong rip current at Kata Noi Beach in Phuket claimed the life of a 41 year old Uzbekistan tourist. He was declared dead at Chalong Hospital yesterday afternoon following his encounter with the deadly current. His death was reported to Karon Police around 3.30pm. An investigation into Sadullo Tashtemirovich Saidov’s unfortunate demise revealed that he, along with a group…

  • Thailand News

    Elderly man drowns in Samut Prakan amid financial woes

    Tragedy struck in Samut Prakan when a 63 year old man from Buriram, was found drowned in a water pit near a local road in the early hours of today. Responding to a distress call around 12.30am today, Wanuspong Madha, a deputy investigator from the Mueang Samut Prakan Police Station, arrived at the scene with paramedics from Samut Prakan Hospital…

  • Thailand News

    Unconscious man by Lam Nam Mat raises drowning fears

    A man in Nakhon Ratchasima province was found unconscious in a grassy area by the Lam Nam Mat yesterday, startling friends and rescue workers who had feared he drowned. After approximately two hours of searching, the man was discovered semi-submerged and delirious, repeatedly muttering, “Someone took me away.” On the banks of the Lam Nam Mat in Seung Sang District,…

  • Thailand News

    French tourist drowns on Similan Islands in snorkelling accident

    A 66 year old French tourist drowned while snorkelling near Koh 9 in Mu Koh Similan National Park yesterday afternoon. Officials from the Thai Maritime Enforcement Centre Region 3 were swiftly notified by the Port Security Control Centre in Phang Nga at approximately 3pm. The victim’s identity remains undisclosed, pending notification of relatives. Upon reaching the shore, a team of…

  • South Thailand News

    Teen girl found drowned in Pak Pha Ying Canal after distressing messages

    The body of a 15 year old girl was discovered drowned in the Pak Phing Canal after a two-day search by authorities. The girl, identified as Neem, had been missing since the evening of January 16. The teenager had previously sent distressing audio and video messages to a friend at 1am on January 16 before her disappearance. Neem, who was…

  • Thailand News

    Four Thai teens drown after electrocution in public pond

    A tragic incident unfolded in Ubon Ratchathani, where four teenagers drowned after being electrocuted in a public pond. The event happened near a ruined temple, where an electrical fault had caused a live current to pass into the water. The deputy investigation officer of Nam Yuen Police Station in Ubon Ratchathani was informed today, December 12, of the fatal accident…

  • Thailand News

    Mother and daughter found drowned in Uthai Thani in tragic suicide

    A tragic incident unfolded in Uthai Thani province when a 30 year old woman and her 3 year old daughter were found drowned in a pond yesterday, around 9am. The event was reported to Ban Rai Police Station by Village Chief, Winai Khamkrongkaew. Authorities, including Nathakit Nithichatcharoenkun, an Investigative Officer from Ban Rai Police Station, and a rescue team rushed…

  • Thailand News

    Narcotics suspect drowns in canal escape bid during Pathum Thani police raid

    A narcotics suspect in Pathum Thani drowned after attempting to escape law enforcement by jumping into a canal. The police had been extending the results of their drug sting operation when the individual reacted by discarding his drugs and attempting to flee by jumping into the water. The incident took place in the Rangsit Prayoonsak Canal, in front of the Siwalee…

  • Phuket News

    Senegalese tourist’s body recovered at Freedom Beach in Phuket

    In a tragic turn of events in Phuket, a team of lifeguards recovered the body of a Senegalese tourist at 6.50am today from the location where he had disappeared two days prior. Freedom Beach, located in Tambon Karon of the Mueang district, had been the last known whereabouts of 22 years old man. The Tambon Karon Municipality mayor, Jadet Vachirasorn,…

  • Pattaya News

    Indian man drowns in Pattaya pool as witnesses mistake struggle for play

    A 44 year old Indian man yesterday tragically drowned in a Pattaya hotel swimming pool. The incident took place at 8.30pm in a well-known South Pattaya hotel, which remains unnamed by local police as they continue their investigation. The Indian tourist, identified as Vivek Kumar, was reportedly enjoying his time in the pool with an Indian woman, whose name has…

  • Phuket News

    Miraculous twist: Kazakhstan tourist presumed drowned in Phuket found alive, in coma

    A tourist from Kazakhstan, initially reported to have drowned at Kata Beach in Phuket, is alive but in a coma. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan provided the updated information, clarifying that earlier reports of the tourist’s death were incorrect. The tourist, Artur Iskakov, was rushed to the hospital following a drowning incident in tambon Karon on Thursday, June…

  • South Thailand News

    Woman’s body found in water tank believed to be suicide

    An elderly woman’s body was discovered in a 2,000-litre water tank behind a house in Nakhon Si Thammarat province. The grizzly discovery was made this morning behind a row house near a commercial building in Mueang district. Police believe the 67 year old woman committed suicide. The woman had been missing since February 15, and her husband has been searching…

  • Pattaya News

    Thai-Russian 4 year old girl drowns in Pattaya home pool

    In Bang Lamung, a family is mourning the loss of a young girl who drowned in a small private swimming pool in a family friend’s home. The incident took place Wednesday evening while the family from Buri Ram was visiting their friend in the Pattaya area. The girl was half Thai and half Russian and 4 years old. The owner…

  • South Thailand News

    1 drowned, another missing in storm off Nakhon Si Thammarat

    A tourist has drowned and a 63 year old man remains missing, presumed drowned, after a tour boat capsized during a sudden rainstorm in Thong Nian Bay, off Khanom district in Nakhon Si Thammarat yesterday. The incident happened around 3pm when a sudden storm, over-turning the boat and dropping everyone in the water. A search was quickly organised after the…

  • Pattaya News

    Indian national drowns while swimming at Pattaya beach

    The Sawang Boriboon Rescue Foundation says an Indian man has drowned at Pattaya beach after going for an early morning swim. It’s understood the man, whose identity is being withheld until his family has been notified, was at the beach with a group of Thai and foreign friends when he headed into the water alone. Friends say the man, believed…

  • Environment News

    1 dead, 6 injured by bee stings in Chantaburi – VIDEO

    A woman is dead and 6 irrigation workers are in hospital after they accidentally disturbed a large nest of bees yesterday while clearing grass on the side of the road in the eastern border province of Chanthaburi. Police learned of the incident in the Laem Sing district yesterday afternoon. A 43 year old woman, identified as Nongnuch Tangman, was pronounced…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Woman found hanged in Nakhon Ratchasima, son found drowned nearby

    Police in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima report that a woman was found hanged in a workers’ shelter and her 12 year old son drowned in a nearby pond at a sand depot yesterday. Workers arriving in the morning discovered the woman, hanged with electric wires from the beam of the shelter in tambon Chum Phuang, according to the…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya curfew breaker drowns

    A 41 year old Thai man in Pattaya has drowned, apparently attempting to avoid arrest for breaking Thailand’s national curfew. He was pronounced dead after being found by local fishermen floating off the shore of Pattaya Beach yesterday morning. Pattaya City Police were notified of the incident near the Bali Hai Pier around noon. Police, emergency responders and reporters arrived…

  • Thailand News

    Bodies of two teen girls found in Kwae Noy river, Kanchanaburi

    The bodies of two teen girls who went missing in the Kwae Noy river last Friday in the western province of Kanchanaburi, were discovered yesterday morning. Friday, three teenage students from Ban Kao Withaya School in Kanchanaburi went for a swim in the Kwae Noy river. The girls were quickly overpowered by the strong current and washed downriver. An onlooker…

  • Phuket News

    Russian woman drowns in Patong

    A 34 year old Russian woman drowned while swimming at Patong beach on Saturday. Lifeguards performed CPR on the woman before she was taken to Patong Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to police, who were alerted at 9am. Police say the woman, whose name was witheld pending notification of relatives, travelled with her boyfriend to Patong with the…

  • Pattaya News

    The death of a Canadian found floating off Chonburi remains a mystery

    Mystery still surrounds the death of a 46 year old Canadian found by fishermen floating in the sea off the Chonburi coast early yesterday (Wednesday). https://www.facebook.com/thethaigernews/posts/1873073676103785 Daily News reports that the victim was wearing trousers and shoes when he was found. Laem Chabang police responded to the call with the Sawang Pratheep Sri Racha emergency response team. The man’s body was…