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Dozens missing in boat capsize off Thai tourist island: disaster office

BANGKOK, July 5, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Dozens of people are missing after a
diving boat carrying 90 people capsized in rough seas off the Thai tourist
island of Phuket, the Phuket office of Disaster, Prevention and Mitgation
said late Thursday.

The boat was carrying 90 passengers when it capsized “half of them were
rescued, the operation is still ongoing,” it said.

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