2 tourists killed, more than 20 others injured in Phuket's boat collision

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BANGKOK, 10 February

Two people were killed and more than 20 others injured when two speedboats collided in Phuket on Monday morning, police said.

 

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One of the speedboats carrying tourists, most of whom were Russians, was leaving a pier near Royal Phuket Marina when it accidentally collided with the other boat with no passengers aboard.

 

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Two young passengers, aged six and 12, were pronounced dead at hospital, the police said. The injured tourists were rushed to hospitals.

(Xinhua)