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Thailand tourist boat accident kills at least 12

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] Chaos on the Chao Phraya River in Thailand, ten people still missing on Monday, a day after a wooden ferry capsized. Killing at least 12 and injuring dozens when it rammed into the concrete flood barrier along the bank. Local media report says, the boat was built to carry 50 passengers, but was actually loaded down with more than 150.
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Many of them Muslim pilgrims returning from a religious ceremony. With its loose safety standards, boat and road accidents are common in Thailand. Although they rarely make a dent in tourism, which is on course to lure in a record 33 million visitors this year.