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A Spate of Dive Accidents in Thailand

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The first two weeks of February was bad for scuba diving accidents at Phi Phi Island in Thailand. First, two Russian divers sustained serious and life-changing injuries when they each were struck by the propeller of a speedboat while scuba diving near Nopparat beach, after which authorities reacted by setting up markers for eighteen designated dive zones including areas at Phi Phi, Samui, Krabi and Pattaya.

However, less than ten days later, a Chinese diver was recovered unconscious while diving for the first time near Koh Poda and later pronounced dead. On a scuba diving tour with dive operator Scuba Addicts and one of a pair accompanied by British instructor Geoff Branigan, he was left alone while the other diver was accompanied to the surface with equalizing problems....

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