Tragic Incident involving Foreign Tourist Drowns Off Similan Islands
A 44-year-old Chinese tourists drowned off the Similan Islands in the north of Phuket, Thailand, in a dreadful event.
The traveler, whose identity is unknown, was swimming in Mu Koh Similan National Park on Saturday when the incident happened. According to Bangkok Post, the visitor showed signs of drowning, according to authorities from the Thai Maritime Enforcement Center Region.
Rescue teams moved quickly, bringing the person to sea and giving him first aid before taking him to a local hospital. The gentleman was afterward declared deceased by medical practitioners despite the efforts, according to The Phuket News.
The Similan Islands, an island of 11 territories in the Andaman Sea, draw thousands of visitors each year due to their immaculate beaches and crystal-clear waters. This affair serves as a reminder of the potential risks connected to water actions in such beautiful places.
Thailand, a favorite travel destination for Taiwanese visitors, welcomed 3.51 million Chinese tourists last year, falling short of its five million target.
The nation has set a lofty objective of welcoming 8 million Taiwanese tourists this year, despite the difficulties brought on by the continued global situation.
Officials are likely to place a strong emphasis on safety precautions to avoid similar situations and guarantee the wellbeing of guests in the future. Taiwanese Tourist Drowns Off Similan Islands in Tragic Incident SOURCE: eTurboNews |ETN