7 people rescued after speedboat from Koh Chang hits rocks, sinks

A group travelling by speedboat from Koh Chang needed to be rescued after the boat hit rocks, inflicting it to tackle water and sink. The seven people on board the speedboat, including the skipper, had been floating in the Gulf of Thailand off the coast of Trat’s Koh Lim for around two hours. The group had been travelling from the mainland to Koh Chang to go to family members. An aged girl had to be transported to the hospital on a stretcher due to extreme exhaustion. Others had been additionally sent to the hospital.
The Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre received a call at around 4pm. A rescue group and those on native fishing boats spent almost two hours looking for the speedboat. An 80 12 months previous woman who gave the impression to be extremely tired was instantly picked up by an area fishing boat and rushed to the hospital. The others have been picked up by a rescue staff speedboat.
The sixty two year outdated skipper informed Thai media that he was employed by a group who wanted to journey to Koh Chang to go to their relatives. Around four pm, while travelling back from the island, the boat hit rocks and cracked. First wore life jackets and taken care of one another, particularly the aged lady, as they floated, preserving a watch out for the rescue team. One man says he will always remember this accident..

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