French Tourists Rescued After Getting Lost in Phuket Jungle

Phuket –

Two French tourists have been rescued after getting lost in the jungle in Thalang.

The head of the Sirinat National Park, Mr. Sorasak Rananan, told the Phuket Express that on Sunday (February 12th) at 10:22 P.M. they were notified from the village headman in the Sakoo sub-district that two foreign tourists were lost in the forest inside the national park.

National park officers, the Phuket Tourist Police, and the village headman went for a search on a nature trail in Baan Nai Thon via the location sent by the tourists.

At 0.40 A.M. on Monday (February 13th) the two French tourists were found safe. They were identified by the Phuket Tourist Police but later asked for their names to be withheld at their request. They said thank you to all officers and villagers.


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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.