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Chinese tourist drowns at Phuket beach

PHUKET: The chief of the Phuket Lifeguard Services has confirmed that a Chinese tourist who was pulled unconscious from the water at Karon Beach on Monday afternoon (Jan 9) died upon arrival at Patong Hospital.

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Yutthawat Lekmak

Thursday 12 January 2017, 11:20AM


Lifeguards administered CPR to Mr Xui before transporting him to Patong Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Photo: Phuket Lifeguard Services
Lifeguards administered CPR to Mr Xui before transporting him to Patong Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Photo: Phuket Lifeguard Services

Lifeguards recovered 25-year-old Mr Xui Aushang from the water at Karon Beach at around 12:30pm on Monday, Phuket Lifeguard Chief Prathaiyut Chuayuan told The Phuket News today (Jan 12).

“The man was unconscious when lifeguards brought him onto the beach,” Mr Prathaiyut said.

“Rescue workers administered CPR before transporting him to Patong Hospital. However, he was pronounced dead at 1pm. Doctors confirmed the cause of death as drowning,” he added.

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Mr Xui’s girlfriend told lifeguards that he was not a good swimmer and that she had told him he should not go swimming as the red flags were flying but he ignored her advice.

The Chinese Embassy has been notified of Mr Xui’s death.

 

 

 

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Timothy | 19 October 2017 - 08:08:18

Money, money, money...The local officials are all making a huge amount off the tourists, but could care less if a few die, here or there...The well documented story of beaches being rented out for huge amounts of money. All sidewalk vendors having to pay to operate. It is a well known fact that all bars and entertainment operators have to pay monthly to a group of some 12 or more agencies, includi...

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Kurt | 18 October 2017 - 13:05:50

China now busy with her monetary problems.
Phuket is just a dot on the world map.
The number of coffins going to China are family wise tragedies, country wise not important.
Sounds hard, but that is reality.

And the Phuket desk authorities know that.
So, no problems.

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Christy Sweet | 17 October 2017 - 22:43:11

Wasn't the Chinese government going to ban travel to Phuket at one point not too long ago? It's like  2-3 a week now dying from completely avoidable dangers. Where I'm from, that's an epidemic.

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Kurt | 17 October 2017 - 10:16:47

I do agree with many other comments here till a certain level.
Very true that tourists in first place have to look after their own safety at Phuket beaches.
However, it is well known that many foreign tourists come from 'inland areas', they have never seen beaches/open sea before. Never heard of rip currents.
And the sea at Phuket beaches not look dangerous when you stand in the water a...

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benny99 | 17 October 2017 - 04:45:04

Too many tourists, many of them just think fun and forget the danger side of swimming/snorkeling in open water, don't blame everything on phuket lifeguards and authorities.

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Kurt | 13 January 2017 - 11:24:18

I understand your comment, BenPendejo.
But something has to change at Phuket beaches.

Guess the today PN article regarding,  (International World lifeguard Chief) gives a good impression of what is needed.

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BenPendejo | 13 January 2017 - 02:37:53

Sorry Kurt...lifeguards don't need more authority...they just need to pay attention.  There is way too much beach to have a couple lazy bums sitting around smoking and BS-ing with their friends...which is what most of them do all day.  The ocean was not dangerous yesterday...and red flags are always flying, so nobody pays attentions to them.  There is absolutely no excuse for this tragedy... w...

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Kurt | 12 January 2017 - 15:38:01

Two Chinese tourists did die in Karon within 24 hours, 1 at beach, one on motorbike, with a 3rd one seriously injured in hospital.

Is it not about time for the thai authorities to consider to give the thai beach guards more legal power in forbidding tourist to ignore red flags?

And about the Chinese guy who died while driving motorbike in the middle of the night on Karon Road, did he had a m...

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