Geologists rescued from Tamana forest in Trinidad

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Geologists rescued from Tamana forest in Trinidad
Geologists Phillip Farfan and Shantelle Hughes after they were rescued on Friday.
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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