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By Eileen Ng 

Heartbreaking scenes described in Thai boat sinking; 41 dead


PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heartbreaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as the search continued Saturday for 15 mostly Chinese tourists missing in a disaster that has left dozens dead.

The death toll from Thursday's tragedy climbed to 41, in Thailand's biggest tourist-related disaster in years. It was not clear how many of the dead and missing were Chinese. In announcing a previous death toll of 33, authorities said all of those victims we...

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