According to Thailand’s “Taiwan Daily” and other reports on February 24th, on the evening of the 23rd, 5 Chinese tourists did not listen to a warning and went swimming in the sea, causing 2 people to die and 1 person missing, and 2 people were killed. The nearby fishermen rescued and sent medical emergency.
One of the rescuers The fisherman’s father was interviewed by local reporters on the 24th. The uncle of Thailand said that his son went fishing in the evening on the 23rd and happened to encounter a drowning incident. The first one to save the boat was a Chinese female tourist and used it for fishing. The headlights illuminated the nearby sea and found two other males, but the two were already facing the sea and no signs of life. After continuing the search for the sea, a Chinese male tourist was found in a place 200 meters away from the female tourist who was saved. He was rescued and returned to the shore and learned that a total of 5 people had left the sea and continued to work with other people. Volunteers set sail to search the sea, but Uncle's son and those who came to help could not find the missing Chinese tourist that night.
According to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office of Phuket Province on February 24th. On the evening of February 23, the department coordinated the rescue work for the Chinese tourists' deaths. The investigators and the police said that the incident occurred on the beach outside the Royal Cliff Beach Resort and Spa, Pantai Bay, and five tourists from the Gansu Tourism Group of China An accident occurred during the night swimming in the sea, 2 people died on the spot, 2 people were rescued by a fishing boat, and 1 was missing.
On February 24, the Thai Navy, Marine Police, and Police Bureaus and other departments organized manpower to conduct further searches for missing Chinese tourists in and around the sea areas where fishermen discovered and rescued tourists. They dispatched rubber boats and frogmen, but they did not find any traces until the time of the press release.
The local police summoned the local tour guide responsible for the five people and 26-year-old Thai Chiang Rai person Tambol said that as a tour guide of a Phuket travel company, he This time, a total of 29 tourists were accommodated at the Beach Resort at Royal Spa at Panchiao Bay. All tourists were warned not to play in the evening. The water in the evening was relatively more dangerous, but the five people were still around 19. It's unfortunate to have a bit of mischief to play in the water.
According to the passport information released by the local police, 3 of the 5 suspects were all suspected of Gansu, 3 One female person from Gansu and one from Sichuan were reported to have disappeared from Sichuan.
According to reports, it was just after the heavy rains that took place yesterday and the red flag was seen along the beach. The temporary decision to launch, but not to swim, did not wear a life jacket, after the sea was rolled away by the waves.
China National Tourism Administration in addition to coordination of accident rescue In addition to setting up work, we will issue a reminder on this matter, and outbound tourism must fully understand the relevant laws and regulations of tourism destinations and strictly abide by the relevant regulations to improve safety awareness.In order to carry out water activities, we must pay attention to warnings, be obedient to safety management, and never risk. According to the news from the Chinese Embassy and Consulate, the two people who were rescued are now out of danger. After the accident, Consul General Zhou Haicheng, Consulate General of Songkhla, made an emergency deployment. Coordinating all parties concerned to assist tourists and their families in their follow-up work, and the Deputy Consul General Ma Cuihong rushed to the hospital and urged the hospital to spare no effort to treat the wounded, and urged the Thai side to continue its efforts to search for and rescue the missing and contact the families of the deceased to do a good job of appeasement. Government officials such as Fu Yin and others have rushed to the incident beach to understand the situation. The Chinese embassy and consulate will closely follow up the relevant circumstances and urge relevant departments to do follow-up work.
According to the consular department's latest treatment search and rescue progress : One of the two rescued tourists has been discharged from the hospital, and the other one has taken anti-inflammatory drugs to stay in hospital for a slight infection of the lungs.As early as this morning, the Thai side continued to organize search and rescue operations. The search and rescue work is now led by the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Center, the Taimen County Government of Phang Nga Province, and the Navy; the Phang Nga government, national parks, local police stations, tourism police, tourist assistance centers, and nearby fishing boats jointly carry out search and rescue work. The search and rescue teams are divided into two groups, among which the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Center and the Navy are responsible for arranging professional divers and fishermen to search and rescue the water, while the rest of the personnel assist in search and rescue. There are currently 9 search and rescue vessels at the accident site. □ Editor-in-Chief Flying Bird Editor Brown cony *Siam bird produced by siambird, reprinted with signature and authorization map