UPDATE: Tourist Boat Sinks Off SHK Beach

Preah Sihanouk Province : On June 17, 2019, a tourist boat crashed, causing almost complete damage at the port of Chrey Por Kei, in front of Queenco Casino, Sangkat 03 Ville / Sihanoukville.

The cause and number of passengers on board are not yet known.

Updates to follow.

Preah Sihanouk Province: Following pictures in the media on the afternoon of June 17, 2019, boat crew members of the sunken vessel have spoken about the case.

Noun Thir, a marketing officer at Happy Boat Daily Tour, explained that the boat was sunk in the night of June 16, 2019, but pictures appeared on Facebook the next morning.

No one was injured, she said. The tour arrived at 6 pm on June 16, 2019, and at 8 pm, there were only a few staff and one boat driver on board when the boat started taken on water..

The boat was coming to shore, and needed water to be pumped out.

Police said the incident did not cause any injuries.

However, Preah Sihanouk authorities appealed to mariners, especially boats, trips and fishing boats to take precautions in bad weather.

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