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ABC News Australia: Thailand launches rescue operation for 31 missing sailors after navy ship sinks 

Thailand’s military has deployed warships and helicopters to search for 31 marines missing after a naval vessel sank overnight in choppy waters in the Gulf of Thailand. 

Three navy vessels and two helicopters were sent to find the missing corvette HTMS Sukhothai off Prachuap Khiri Khan province, south of Bangkok. 

The warship suffered an engine malfunction and went down just before midnight (local time) about 20 nautical miles off the coast.  

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WNU Editor: It does not look good for these sailors. 

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