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Indian couple drown in Thailand’s beach resort

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An Indian couple drowned on Sunday after their boat capsized in bad weather near a popular resort area in southern Thailand, the latest incident to hit the country’s tourism industry.

The two tourists drowned when a traditional longtail boat was tipped over by a storm off the mainland of Krabi province, reports Times of India.

Officials at Krabi’s Chao Fa Rescue Centre confirmed the deaths of two Indian tourists, a man and a woman, this afternoon, Phuketwan.com reported.

The two were not wearing life vests. The captain of the longtail boat was being questioned by police.

The police did not immediately reveal the identities of the Indian nationals.

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