International Herald Tribune
Por Tek Tung – The Body Snatchers
Fighting for a Gory Prize – A Race to the Death in Thailand
They are not rewarded with money, but Karma – as many volunteers believe the work is good for their soul
BANGKOK: — Sidestepping stains of blood and car fluid on the road, Niroot Sampi crunched across broken windshield glass to survey the crumpled and steaming wrecks of two cars.
“It’s not really that bad,” Mr. Niroot said. “Nobody died.”
That’s how it goes in the world of Por Tek Tung, Thailand’s premier group of professional body snatchers.