A Russian tourist went missing while swimming in the Andaman sea in southern Thailand. On Wednesday, November 2 TASS said the head of the consular Department of the Embassy of Russia in this country Vladimir Sosnov.
According to the diplomat, the incident occurred on Saturday, October 29. Two guests sailed on a yacht off the coast of Phuket and went to The Similan archipelago.
Along the way, they stopped at a small island song to swim. "One of the tourists took over. This was said by relatives who applied for assistance," said Sosnov.
The representative of the tour operator who organized the trip for Russians in Thailand, also confirmed that the client has not returned to the hotel. Rescuers are searching for missing persons.
In September vacationing in Phuket Russian drowned while swimming at one of the beaches. In August, a similar incident in the same region occurred another traveler from Russia. A man went to sea in stormy weather.