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A German father tragically drowned whereas swimming at Karon Beach in Phuket yesterday whereas his eleven yr old son survived the terrifying incident.
The Thai lifeguard group on Karon Beach rescued the fifty two year outdated German, Jurgen Ralf Wiltzsch, who lost consciousness on the backside of the ocean. Elusive was referred to as to the scene and supplied CPR to Wiltzsch and transferred him to Chalong Hospital but workers couldn’t save the international man.
According to ThaiRath, the German father and his 11 12 months previous son, Cavl Edwin Wiltzsch, had been swimming collectively at about 7.30pm. The wind and waves had been very strong for the two foreigners. The youngster successfully swam back to the shore, but his father, sadly, disappeared into the sea.
The lifeless body of the man was transferred for an autopsy at Vachira Phuket Hospital. The relevant departments are coordinating with the Embassy of Germany in Thailand to relay the tragic news to his family.
ThaiRath did not report whether or not a red flag was visible to warn vacationers of the damaging swimming circumstances.
According to the Phuket Times yesterday, Phuket has seen four deaths of vacationers as a result of drowning incidents over 5 days.
A Senegalese tourist’s life was tragically claimed at Freedom Beach, while two Indian males met the same destiny at Karon Beach. Surin Beach witnessed a heart-wrenching incident that claimed the lives of Thai and Russian visitors. Most of the vacationers reportedly ignored the red flag warning on the seashores.
A Thai man, 28 12 months old Atichart Jehma-ah, revealed throughout an interview with the Daily News that he has helped greater than 10 people from near-drowning situations at Jao Mai Beach in the southern province of Trang.
Atichart shared that some individuals, particularly children, didn’t recognise or understand the meaning of the purple flags and the warning flags in different colours. He wished government departments to provide enough buoys for beachgoers to carry onto in emergencies.
Atichart also urged the authorities to watch the seashores and warned the guests by themselves as a result of tourists have a tendency to place larger trust in official warnings than the advice of locals.
Warning flags on the beaches in Thailand are divided into four varieties::

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