Black days (July 31)

31 Jul 2013

Recriminations are flying thick and fast over an oil spill that hit the popular Ao Prao tourist beach on Koh Samet in the Gulf of Thailand. But clean-up teams, largely made up of naval personnel, did not have time to listen as they donned protective suits and took to the beach. The navy warned it could take a week to control and clean up the mess after 50,000 litres of oil leaked from a pipeline on Saturday.