Police expand search for missing Korean tourists


KRABI, 21 October 2014  Police are expanding the search for the two missing South Korean tourists whose speedboat crashed into a fishing vessel near Krabi on Sunday evening.

The search for a man and a woman from South Korea who have gone missing in the water has been expanded today to cover more sea areas in a bid to rescue the tourists.

Police are also looking to formally charge the driver of the speedboat for reckless driving causing death or serious injury.

Local police have been instructed to inspect inbound and outbound boats on nearby islands and to keep a close watch on speedboat drivers and crew following the accident.

Residents on the island have been urged to report speed driving or boats operating at overcapacity.