2 killed and three rescued in boat collision close to Koh Samui

A fishing boat and an oil tanker collided close to Koh Samui, an island in the southern province of Surat Thani. Recession-proof of the 5 fishermen had been rescued, while the other two died.
The Fisheries Checkpoint Management Centre Region 7 in Surat Thani notified the relevant departments at 2.20pm yesterday that the fishing boat named Talay Nam Chok 8 (Lucky Sea 8) with 5 crew members collided with an oil tanker named Ocean Marine.
The collision occurred about 70 kilometres away from the coast of Koh Samui. The crew of the oil tanker was in a place to rescue three of the fishermen while the remaining two, unfortunately, drowned. The deceased have been identified as a sixty two 12 months old Thai man named Manop Wantone, and a 50 12 months previous Lao man named Praiwan Udom.
According to a report on ThaiRath, Praiwan’s head was minimize due to the impression of the collision, and his physique was later discovered within the sea near the boat. Manop’s physique remains to be missing and a search get together is presently in search of him.
The crew members rescued included a sixty five year previous Thai man named Sompong Charoensak, 46 12 months previous Burmese man named Chit Tarn, and 33 year old Burmese man named Ko U.
At current, the cause for the collision has not yet been revealed, and further investigations shall be carried out by the authorities.
This isn’t the primary case of an accident at sea. In January, an oil tanker exploded and caught fireplace at the Ruammite Dockyard in the Leam Ya district of Samut Prakarn province close to Bangkok. Eight individuals and a Pit Bull dog have been killed on the scene. Four people have been injured, while over 120 who had been residents dwelling nearby the explosion scene had been affected..

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