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More than 20 tourists in Thailand injured by poisonous polyps

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CHANGWAT SONGKHLA – On a popular beach in the far south of Thailand are the last days 23 tourists with a type of poisonous jellyfish come in contact. They had to go through pain afflicted to hospitals. The local authorities have on Tuesday reported that the 23 have been hit by a so-called Portuguese man-of-war, a collection of poisonous polyps by their appearance also jellyfish are called.

The venom of the Portuguese man-of-war caused intense pain and some shortness of breath. The poison is deadly to small fish. A concerned doctor said that there is this season exceptionally a lot of Portuguese warships, and that, therefore, the swim on the beach Samila is currently prohibited. Among the victims are not Dutch.

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