Fishing Boat Explodes Injuring Three

A fishing trawler exploded off the coast of Prachuap Khiri Khan on Thursday night, injuring three crew members.

The incident occurred as the trawler was being refuelled.

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The three crew members received burns as the blaze spread through the vessel with some haste. Another fishing boat came to their rescue as emergency services rushed to the scene of the fire.

Skipper Narong Sae Lim, 55, along with Chuchart Kuisakhon, 56, and Nawawit Kohuad, 26 were treated in hospital for their burns.

The owner Somjit Sombatsiri, 65, said the explosion happened when fuel came into contact with an overheating turbo pump.

Source : Bangkokpost

Content : LovePattayaThailand

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