Four Indians and Four Russians Rescued at Phuket Beaches

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Four Indian Tourists and four Russian tourists have been rescued at Karon Beach and Patong Beach after ignoring red flags to notate no swimming.

Emergency responders were notified from lifeguards at 2:15 P.M. on Tuesday (June 18th) that four Indian tourists have been rescued after struggling in the waves.

All of them, which were two men and two women, were pulled up from the water by lifeguards and jet-ski operators. Three of them were taken to hospitals.

Meanwhile at 2:45 P.M. emergency responders were notified that four Russian tourists had been rescued from the water at Patong Beach by lifeguards and jet-ski operators. Lifeguards at Karon Beach and Patong Beach said there were red flags placed on the two beaches warning of a no swimming area due to strong waves.

There have been several drownings recently as seen below.

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A Russian man drowned at a beach in Thalang.

The bodies of a foreign man and a Thai woman were found at a beach in Thalang on Monday (June 17th).

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 five 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.