Dutch tourist rescued after falling down at waterfall in Phang Nga

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Phang Nga –

A Dutch tourist has been rescued after falling down at a waterfall in Phang Nga yesterday (August 29th), 2022.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phang Nga Office was notified for equipment assistance after a foreign tourist slipped and injured herself at the Thung Kamin Waterfall in the Kuek Kak sub-district in Takua Pa district.

They arrived at the scene to find the 52-year-old Dutch tourist, whose identity was withheld at her request. She had sustained injuries on her leg and hip and was unable to walk.

She was transferred down from the waterfall before being taken to a local hospital, where she remains as of press time.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.