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'Deadly ghost' kills four men in Thailand


Posted on Saturday, 11 November, 2017 | Comment icon 9 comments

A female spirit known as a 'porb ghost' is said to be responsible. Image Credit: sxc.hu
Public health officials have been sent to investigate the mysterious deaths of four men in Kalasin province.
According to reports, the four men, who had been residents of Nong Kung Si district, were killed by what is known locally as a 'porb ghost' which is said to kill its victims by eating their internal organs.

Local tradition states that these female spirits haunt their victims relentlessly while gradually feasting upon their organs until their injuries are too great and they die.

The villagers reportedly took matters in to their own hands by hiring a 'hermit' to come and perform a special ritual designed to scare the troublesome spirit away from the area.

Now Dr Pairat Songkhram, a preventative medicine specialist who is the head of the health team visiting the region, has stated that an investigation in to the deaths is now ongoing.

The aim will be to rule out paranormal explanations in an effort to pacify the frightened villagers.

At present, all four of the deaths remain unexplained.

Source: The Nation | Comments (9)

Tags: Ghost, Thailand

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by I'mConvinced on 8 November, 2017, 23:44
I ordered the Phi pob in a Thai restaurant once, guess this explains the upset stomach the following morning! Seriously though, one would of thought this theory easy to disprove. An autopsy should discover partially eaten organs if it's an organ eating ghost. They can't even claim sacred rights for some of the bodies as they are animals.  
Comment icon #2 Posted by godnodog on 11 November, 2017, 11:16
Seems legit
Comment icon #3 Posted by _KB_ on 11 November, 2017, 18:10
Edit: How do you delete a comment if you posted it twice by accident, i can't seem to find the delete button
Comment icon #4 Posted by _KB_ on 11 November, 2017, 18:11
The aim will be to rule out paranormal explanations in an effort to pacify the frightened villagers. ... so they think that saying "hey there's a flesh eating virus going around that eat's your internal organs, so i'f you have a stomachache it probably means you're a dead man walking"  would be more comforting to tell the villagers than watch out for ghosts... OK... doesn't seem like something that would pacify people to me but OK...
Comment icon #5 Posted by freetoroam on 11 November, 2017, 18:43
Doctors and vets should cure this one .  The villagers have heard about doctors and vets?
Comment icon #6 Posted by geraldnewfie on 11 November, 2017, 19:18
maybe check the blood, could self inflicted like poison?
Comment icon #7 Posted by Jon the frog on 12 November, 2017, 22:41
Thai organ traffic ?
Comment icon #8 Posted by thefourthhaunting on 22 November, 2017, 15:09
Hmm, as above, surely an autopsy would show some form of parasite or disease/decomposition of organs?
Comment icon #9 Posted by The Ghastly Grimoire on 26 November, 2017, 6:10
Unless they can’t afford a doctor or vet to run the tests. Maybe the ghostbusters were cheaper!  


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