Mystery on Phuket Beach as Strange Debris Washes Ashore


Mysterious debris was found on Karon Beach and an investigation is underway to identify what exactly it is.

The Karon Police Chief Colonel Khundet Na Nongkhai was notified of the huge find by lifeguards on the Karon Beach near the Karon Sport Field on Wednesday (August 30th). They and the Phuket Express arrived at the beach to find the black debris weighing about 200 kilograms. Some blue wires were found on the debris which also has a label code number.

The debris is being secured with ropes while relevant officials from the Phuket International Airport and the Royal Thai Navy are investigating to identify where it came from.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.