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British Tourists rescued in Phuket after yacht burns

British tourists rescued in Phuket from burning tour boat.

Nine British tourists had to be rescued when the catamaran they were aboard burst into flames off Phuket Island.

The 5 men and 4 women were on the MJ yacht in Ao Kung bay when a fire broke out at around 5pm on Saturday.

Apparently the fire occurred after the boat was struck by lightning during a heavy downpour, WorkPoint News reported.

However, all nine passengers were rescued safely despite the boat being completely destroyed.



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