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Phuket Airport practices tsunami evacuation

Phuket Airport practices tsunami evacuation

PHUKET: Phuket International Airport and the emergency services yesterday carried out the airport’s annual tsunami escape practice.


By Eakkapop Thongtub

Friday 27 June 2014, 02:34PM


The drill assumed a large earthquake in the Nicobar Islands, sending tsunami hurtling towards Phuket, and due to hit the shore in 40 minutes.

The practice was led by Group Capt Kanphat Mangkarasiri, Deputy Director of Phuket International Phuket, in cooperation with Tah Chat Chai police, tourist police, local schoolchildren and all the businesses in the airport.

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