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British tourists rescued after getting lost in Koh Chang forest

Two British tourists have been rescued after spending almost 24 hours lost in dense woodland on Koh Chang.

British tourist rescued in Koh Chang forestTheodor Stennett  and Ramanjot Chahal, both 22, had set off on a hike on Sunday morning but had not returned to their guesthouse. At 9.30pm the manager of the guesthouse reported the pair as missing.

Koh Chang tourist police and rescue workers had tried to call the pair on their mobile phones but due to the poor signal, were only able to tell their rescuers a little information about their location.

Rescue workers set out to find the lost brits at 10:30pm on Sunday.

However, it was not until 5am on Monday the couple were found on a cliff of the Leam mountain.

Thai media reports the couple had suffered minor injuries while climbing over rocks.

They later admitted to hospital on the island at around 10am, before later leaving for Bangkok where they are then expected to return home.

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