Body of missing Russian vacationer discovered floating in Phuket sea

The physique of the Russian tourist swept away by robust waves at Promthep Cape on Friday was found floating off the coast of Phuket, southern Thailand, yesterday afternoon.
A fisherman spotted the body of a foreign man floating within the sea close to Laem Saeng Nakhlay, about 200 metres from Phuket’s Kalim Beach, and informed the authorities at 12.50pm, stories DailyNews.
Rescue employees from Phuket Charity Foundation and officials from the Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre (Thai MECC) introduced the tourist’s physique ashore at Pak Bang Beach the place Tourist Police, Mayor of Rawai district Aroon Soros and Sheriff of Phuket Phairot Srilamul have been ready.
Investigating officers asked the tourist’s pals to come to the seashore to substantiate the deceased’s identification. The young males wept upon seeing the body of their lacking good friend, 32 yr old Lurii Smoian. Tested recognised his pink shorts and necklace.
Smoian’s body was taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital to undergo an post-mortem. The police reported that they would keep in touch with the Russian Embassy to tell Lurii’s relations of his dying.
Thai media stories that Lurii and three extra Russian nationals had been struck by a robust, tall wave as they had been taking a selfie on the rocks near the elevated Promthep Cave in Phuket on Friday at round 9.30am.
Yurii and another friend had been swept into the sea. Yurii’s friend managed to swim to shore where he was helped by officers. However, Yurii disappeared beneath the waves in front of his pals.
A vacationer police inspector, Pol. Lt. Col. Sakkarin Anusamansakul reported that the vacationers have been strolling in a prohibited zone on the cape in Rawai district on Friday morning.
One of Yurii’s associates sustained minor accidents when the waves struck and was taken for treatment at Dibuk Hospital in the Mueang district.
Rescue employees from Phuket Charity Foundation and the vacationer police arrange a command centre on Yunui Beach and launched a search for Yurii with municipal officers and volunteers from the Narenthorn rescue centre..

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