At least 41 people dead and 15 more missing two days after boat carrying 105 people sank

The death toll in the sinking of a tour boat off the Thai resort island of Phuket has climbed to 41, with 15 people missing.

The Phuket governor, Norraphat Plodthong, announced the news at a press conference on Saturday evening, two days after the boat capsized and sank after it was hit by five-metre (16-foot) waves. It was carrying 105 people, including 93 tourists, mostly Chinese.

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