Two Russian tourists have been rescued after getting lost in the jungle in Thalang.
The head of Sirinat National Park, Mr. Sorasak Rananan, told the Phuket Express that on Tuesday night (March 21st) they were notified by the Phuket Tourist Police that two tourists were lost near the Sai Koo Mountain in the Sirinat National Park area in the Sakoo sub-district.
A search wasn’t launched until after midnight (March 22nd). The two Russian tourists, Mr. Alexandr Simakov, 37 and Mrs. Ekaterina Simakov, 40 were found. They had minor injuries on their feet. They were taken to a local hospital for a health check.
They told officials they were walking on Sai Koo Mountain until night time and they were unable find the way out. They called for help from the Phuket Tourist Police call center 1155.
They also said thank you to all who helped to get them out of the jungle.
The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.
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