Captains faced in Thailand, the boats charged

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the Captains of two boats that collided in the sea channel near the shore of the island of Phuket, was charged with careless driving, which caused dare two or more people. About it reports RIA Novosti news Agency.

“the court arrested the two captains, they were charged with careless driving, caused the death and physical injuries to other persons”, – said the Agency a source in the police Department of the province of Phuket.

a Collision between two boats occurred on Monday, February 10. The accident injured 20 people, 2 people were killed – 12-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl. As stated by the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Thailand Vladimir Sosnov, in one of the boats was a 36 Russians and 3 crew members.

Besides, the diplomat confirmed on the arraignment of the captains of the boats. He said that at the moment the men were released on bail. This measure is valid at the time of the investigation.

According to the laws of Thailand, for careless driving, caused the death of a man, a citizen can go to jail for up to 10 years or sentenced to pay a fine in the amount of up to 20 thousand Thai baht.

on Tuesday, February 11, it became known that the authorities of Thailand will pay the family of the two dead children 140 thousand dollars. This amount includes compensation from the Ministry of tourism of the country, insurance payments and money from the local Thai funds.

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