UPDATE: Signs placed at Kamala Beach, Phuket to warn injurious sea animals

Kamla, Kathu, Phuket –

Signs have been placed on Kamala Beach in the Kathu district to warn of what officials call “injurious and poisonous sea animals”.

Our previous story: 

 A drone was used to search for a shark at Kamala Beach in the Kathu district but marine authorities only found a green turtle and stingray after an 8-year-old Ukrainain – Thai boy was bitten by an unknown marine animal earlier this week.

UPDATE: Drone used to search for shark at Kamala Beach in Phuket, but no luck

The Kamala Administrative Deputy Chief Officer Mr. Jaroon Kobkoi told the Phuket Express, “We have placed four signs stating ‘WARNING beware of injurious and poisonous sea animals.’ The signs include the emergency hotline 1669 and locals rescue team 093-7819950 number on four areas on the beach.”

“We have planned to build a watch-tower for beach guards here to ensure safety for both Thai and foreign swimmers and beachgoers,” Jaroon added.

“Safety is very importance as Kamala Beach is very beautiful which is attracting many tourists,” Jaroon concluded.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.