Officials said the accident happened in the Bang Lang Dam on Wednesday afternoon and the body of Sgt Thassana Lairaksa was found at 2.40pm.
Thassana was deputy commander of the Ban Chulabhorn Pattana 9 base in Tambon Mae Wad in Yala's Than To district..
His boat sank while he was returning to base after he and subordinates distributed foods and necessities to Orang Asli aboriginal people who live in forests at the edge of the dam.
Published : November 01, 2018
By : The Nation