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Young Portuguese Woman Falls To Her Death Doing Yoga

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Young Portuguese Woman Falls To Her Death Doing Yoga

A young Portuguese backpacker fell to her death from a hostel in the Bang Rak District of Bangkok in the early hours of Sunday, according to local media.

The body of 24-year-old Vera Maceiras Rijo was discovered at around 8am hanging from a barbed-wire fence behind the Loftel Station Hostel on Rama 4 Road.

Young Portuguese Woman Falls To Her Death Doing Yoga

Officers from Bang Rak police station, a medical examiner and rescue volunteers were soon on the scene with the latter having to cut the body free from the fence the young woman had become entangled in having fallen from a 3rd-floor deck area.

Miss Rijo had been sharing a room at the hostel with her sister who was in a state of shock.

Officers checked CCTV footage and discovered the deceased had opened the shutters and gone out on to the deck to do yoga at 5am.

Without sharing details of what took place, police told reporters they believe Miss Rijo took her own life adding she may have survived had the body been discovered earlier.

The body was sent to the Police General Hospital for an autopsy and the Portuguese embassy informed of the death.

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Planned Travel Bubbles Are Burst For The Time Being

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Planned travel bubbles look like they have burst for the time being after several countries earmarked for the scheme have seen a spike in Covid-19 cases, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand.

The government have been planning to launch travel bubbles with several countries with low coronavirus risk including China, Japan and South Korea with a possible August launch.

CAAT director-general Chula Sukmanop said Thailand will closely monitor the Covid-19 situation this month and reassess planned agreements.

Airlines have been advised to wait for a clear policy from the government and CAAT following reports airlines are preparing to resume international flights in September.

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18-Wheeler Takes Out 6 Utility Poles

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An 18-wheeler carrying rocks crashed in the rain taking out six utility poles and leaving several vehicles damaged.

The accident happened just after 1am on Pridi Banomyong Road just before the Khlong Tan intersection in Bangkok.

An eyewitness said the driver lost control coming over a bridge hitting a pole that fell over and dragged another five down with it.

Two cars and a motorbike were damaged but fortunately, no injuries were reported.

The accident resulted in a blackout in homes 50 meters surrounding the accident site.

Off icers from the Khlong Tan Police Station closed the road while workers from the Metropolitan Electricity Authority cleared the mess repaired the damaged poles.

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Russian Woman Suspected Of Murdering Her Infant Daughter In North Pattaya

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A Russian woman who attempted to take her own life by jumping from a third-floor apartment in North Pattaya at the weekend is in police custody suspected of murdering her infant daughter.

Anna Efimova, 33, was found by police and medics with injuries to her legs at the apartment block on Sukhumvit Road at around 3.30pm on Sunday afternoon.

While she was taken to Bangkok Pattaya hospital for treatment while Banglamung police went to inspect her room where they found blood stains and splatters on the floor and walls.

In the bathroom, they discovered the body of an infant girl with 3 large wounds to her forehead under a towel below the wash hand basin.

Documents found in the room identified the dead infant as the woman’s daughter who was 1 year and 7 months old.

Russian Woman Suspected Of Murdering Her Infant Daughter

Police also found drug paraphernalia in the room with officers speculating the suspect might have been high when she killed her daughter, before jumping from the balcony.

An employee at the apartment block told police the woman checked in with her daughter on Saturday at 7pm and paid for a three-day stay.

Police are now waiting for the woman to recover to question her over the girl’s death.

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