Five more Jiangsu tourists confirmed dead in Thailand boat disaster
2018-07-09 17:04:00

By July 8, five tourists from Yancheng and Huaian, both cities in Jiangsu Province, had been confirmed dead after they went missing when a boat capsized in Thailand.

The five victims include three from a family surnamed Yan from Funing County, Yancheng city, and a sister-in-law and niece from Huaian city.

At 3:30 pm on July 8, Mr. Yan's father and other four relatives arrived in Thailand. They confirmed three adults were their family members by photos as the victims’ bodies were too hard to identify after immersed in seawater for a long time.

A 12-year-old girl and an 8-year-old girl, cousins from Yancheng and Huaian, were previously confirmed dead. Editor:Dylan