Australian Woman Drowns While On Holiday In Phuket

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An Australian woman has drowned while on holiday with her husband in Thailand.

Phuket News reports 65-year-old, Barbara Fistrovic was pulled from the surf on Kamala Beach on Phuket’s west coast on Sunday.

Lifeguards administered first aid but were unable to revive her. She was pronounced dead at Patong Hospital

“We were told that the Australian couple went to swim where red flags were posted on the beach, and were caught by strong waves which dragged them away from the shore,” said Lt Col Somnuek Damkhaew of the Kamala Police.

“However, we are still investigating the incident,” Col Somnuek told the publication.

 DFAT have not commented on the death. 

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