Geologists rescued from Tamana forest in Trinidad

By Trinidad Guardian

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Geologists Phillip Farfan and Shantelle Hughes after they were rescued on Friday.

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Two ge­ol­o­gists who got lost in the Tamana for­est on Thurs­day were res­cued on Fri­day by a joint team of po­lice and sol­diers.

A re­lease from the De­fence Force said Phillip Far­fan and Shantelle Hugh­es lost con­tact with their tour guide around 5 pm on Thurs­day.

The tour guide, Lane Fari­ah, con­tact the po­lice and teams from the 1st En­gi­neer Bat­tal­ion of the T&T Reg­i­ment and the Po­lice Ser­vice launched a search and res­cue mis­sion which con­tin­ued through­out the night.

Around 7.45 am on Fri­day the miss­ing ge­ol­o­gists were found. They were vis­i­bly shak­en and suf­fer­ing from in­sect bites. They were med­ical­ly as­sessed by the De­fence Force.

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