Thursday, 18 July 2013

More Brits Dying In Thailand

British officials have faced a startling rise in the number of deaths and hospitalisations of British citizens in Thailand, newly-released figures show.

Deaths jumped from 296 in 2011-2012 to 389 in the year ending April 1 this year. Hospitalisations rose from 217 to 285 in the same period, the official statistics show.

''Road traffic accidents, many involving young people on mopeds, and an ageing expat population are both factors attributed to the increase in cases.''

Read the full article at Phuket Wan.

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