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Around 10 pm at night, police officers at the royal navy got an SOS message from Raja ferry boat on the way from Koh Samui to Donsak, saying that the ferry is sinking.
There were 14 crew members on the boat and four passengers.
There were powerful wind waves in the water at the location of the incident which made the rescue mission more complicated.
As for now, it was reported that 16 people were rescued.
We will keep informing later today when more updates will come.