A dramatic sea rescue off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, happened on Wednesday after a ferry with 117 people on board caught fire.
Numerous speedboats raced to evacuate the passengers of the stricken vessel after it starting spewing smoke and flames shortly after leaving Krabi for the island of Phuket.
A young Isreali girl was reported missing after the rescue, she has now been found dead.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry is working with the Israeli Embassy in Bangkok to fly her body back home to Israel.
The girl is the only injury or loss of life in the ferry accident in the Andaman Sea so far confirmed.
Thailand is desperate to clean up its reputation as a tourist haven after 11 months which have seen a military coup, martial law, and scandals including the brutal murder of two British backpackers last year.
Officials have said tourists have returned in droves during the current peak season which is drawing to an end.
The kingdom remains blighted by poor safety standards and accidents which frequently involve tourists. Overcrowded ferries are notorious in the country for capsizing and catching fire.
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