In Thailand saved from drowning 76-year-old Russian woman

BANGKOK, March 12 – RIA Novosti. Rescuers of the island of Phuket in Thailand saved the life of a drowning in the sea 76-year-old Russian tourist, said on Monday the news Internet portal Phuket News.

The incident occurred on the beach of Patong beach at about 16.00 (12.00 GMT) on Sunday, the newspaper reports. Rescue workers brought to shore drowning in a sea of tourist and gave her the first aid that saved her life, the report said. After the events of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the Russian woman that came to, but still had difficulty breathing, was taken to the hospital “Watchara Phuket”.

According to rescuers, the state of the Russian tourists is stable. She prescribed sessions of oxygen breathing in conjunction with the lack of oxygen in the blood after penetration of water into the lungs and need medical attention because of blood pressure problems, reports the portal. Also, the publication reports that the tourist arrived on the island on Sunday morning and were going to stay in Thailand until April 9.