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Dog rescued while swimming 220 kilometers off Thailand

AP  |  Bangkok 

A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers from shore by workers on an oil crew in the Gulf of has been returned safely to land.

A worker on the belonging to Chevron Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his page that the dog was sighted last Friday swimming toward the platform.

The crew managed to rescue the dog by putting a rope around its neck and hauling it up. He said the crew speculated it might have fallen off a fishing trawler, and dubbed him "Boon Rod," or "Survivor."

The dog landed Monday at the southern and was declared in good shape after being delivered to the group Watchdog

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 16:15 IST