Oil spill threatens Thai island

Clean up operation continues on Koh Samet as oil is spreading fast, threatening marine life and tourism.

    A clean up operation continues on one of Thailand's islands after an oil spill on Saturday.

    Koh Samet is popular amongst tourists for its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. But the oil is spreading fast and is threatening tourism in the area.


    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Koh Samet.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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