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Deadly Phuket bungee to be demolished

Phuket, Thailand.
Phuket, Thailand. Image by Jeff Gunn / CC BY 2.0

The owner of a Phuket bungee operation where a tourist plunged to his death in May has reportedly been given 30 days to demolish the facility. Kuwaiti tourist Abdullah Adel Kadhmbahman, 25, died after his ankle straps came off during his jump at World Bungee Jump in Patong. It’s alleged that the outfit had operated without registration or insurance for more than a decade before being closed by authorities following the accident. Read more: phuketwan.com