Phuket boat accident - more passenger bodies found

Added On July 12, 2018

In Thailand, search and rescue teams have found more passenger bodies who were very likely to be the victims killed in a tourist boat accident off the coast of Phuket island.

A local official said three more bodies were found on Tuesday.
Authorities are identifying their nationalities and other information.
If the newly found three bodies are confirmed to be passengers of the boat "Phoenix", the accident has left 45 dead and there are still two passengers missing.
37 bodies have been identified and 33 bodies have been recognized by their families.
Local officials said the navy will not give up the search for the missing.