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A Korean family of five who believed their GPS ended up stranded in the hills of Koh Samui last night.
Fortunately quick action by police located the hapless family stuck on the hillside in the dark bringing them back to safety reported Daily News.
The visitors raised their wands in thankful “wais” praising the quick actions of authorities and saying they would come back to Samui again.
Sun Ja Kang, 50, one of the five Koreans said that they had rented their Chevrolet Captiva and gone out for a drive. They had followed their GPS but ended up in a deserted area off the road on the Pom Hill in the Mae Nam area on the northern part of the island. As it grew dark and in pouring rain they continued on dirt roads until they were stuck with very little petrol left.
They called the rental company for help who contacted local police who saved the day. The Koreans were found nearly three kilometers from the main hill road.
The family were very grateful to the rescue team praising the kind spirit of the Thais saying that if they get another opportunity they will come back to visit Koh Samui again.