56 miss­ing in rough seas

Wanganui Chronicle - - Front Page -

A boat car­ry­ing dozens of Chi­nese tourists over­turned yes­ter­day af­ter­noon in rough seas off south­ern Thai­land and 56 pas­sen­gers were un­ac­counted for, a lo­cal gover­nor said. Strong winds were still blow­ing as searchers looked for the miss­ing off the tourist is­land of Phuket in the An­daman Sea. The boat was car­ry­ing 105 peo­ple, in­clud­ing 93 tourists, 11 crew and one tour guide when it top­pled in 5m high seas.

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