Body of missing Russian vacationer found floating in Phuket sea

The body of the Russian tourist swept away by strong waves at Promthep Cape on Friday was found floating off the coast of Phuket, southern Thailand, yesterday afternoon.
A fisherman noticed the physique of a overseas man floating in the sea close to Laem Saeng Nakhlay, about 200 metres from Phuket’s Kalim Beach, and informed the authorities at 12.50pm, reports DailyNews.
Rescue employees from Phuket Charity Foundation and officers from the Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre (Thai MECC) brought the tourist’s physique ashore at Pak Bang Beach where Tourist Police, Mayor of Rawai district Aroon Soros and Sheriff of Phuket Phairot Srilamul were waiting.
Investigating officers asked the tourist’s associates to return to the beach to substantiate the deceased’s identity. The young men wept upon seeing the physique of their missing friend, 32 12 months outdated Lurii Smoian. They recognised his pink shorts and necklace.
Thought-provoking was taken to Vachira Phuket Hospital to bear an autopsy. The police reported that they would keep in touch with the Russian Embassy to tell Lurii’s relatives of his dying.
Thai media reports that Lurii and three more Russian nationals have been struck by a powerful, tall wave as they have been taking a selfie on the rocks near the elevated Promthep Cave in Phuket on Friday at round 9.30am.
Yurii and another friend have 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 were strolling in a prohibited zone on the cape in Rawai district on Friday morning.
One of Yurii’s pals sustained minor accidents when the waves struck and was taken for remedy at Dibuk Hospital within the Mueang district.
Rescue workers from Phuket Charity Foundation and the tourist police arrange a command centre on Yunui Beach and launched a search for Yurii with municipal officials and volunteers from the Narenthorn rescue centre..

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