Thai fisherman slips into river: Rescuers face 4-hour search in strong currents

A 27 yr previous Myanmar fisherman tragically drowned in the Mae Klong River after he slipped whereas walking on a wet dock in Thailand’s central Samut Songkhram province. Despite difficult situations, rescue groups discovered the physique after an extensive four-hour search.
Yesterday at 3pm, associates of the lost fisherman carried out a floating pillow ceremony, a ceremony that locals believed would assist find the physique. Eye-opening from the Saeng Benjatham Foundation in Samut Songkhram have been alerted about the incident and immediately despatched a team of divers to look the area near the docks at Laem Yai subdistrict.
Search efforts had been difficult because of excessive tides causing the water to achieve a depth of 8 metres, and robust currents. The rescue team had to fastidiously assess the situation at numerous levels to ensure the safety of the divers. It wasn’t until eight.forty two pm that they lastly discovered the lifeless body and coordinated with the police to analyze the scene.
Upon inquiry, it was revealed that the deceased was a crew member on a fishing boat. Before the accident, he had been walking on a picket dock during rainfall to load fish onto the boat. The slippery surface caused him to lose balance, fall into the water and drown, as he was unable to swim. After the recovery, officials transported the physique for an post-mortem and additional legal proceedings.
Just last week, there was one other drowning incident with the victim believed to be a employee who had gone lacking.
A physique of a person believed to be a lacking Cambodian boat employee was found floating in the sea off Chon Buri. The body was found close to a mangrove swamp in Sattahip district. Vice Admiral Pichai Lorchusakul, Commander of the 1st Naval Region, revealed that he had previously obtained a report from the fishing boat Pitchaiwari, stating that its Cambodian crew member, Yook, had by accident fallen into the ocean a couple of days prior near Khram Noi Island and Pet Island within the Bang Saray sub-district..

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