13 killed in Thailand ship capsize

Bangkok, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 13 persons died, 30 others were injured and dozens were reported missing when a ship carrying about 100 people capsized in Chao Phraya river in Thailand’s Ayutthaya city on Sunday, media reported.

Authorities said they were using a crane to lift the ship.

Passengers of the ship, mainly Thai Muslims from Nonthaburi province, were on their way back after attending a ceremony in Ayutthaya.

–IANS

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