Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tourist injures himself while fleeing from wild monkeys

S. Korean tourist injures himself while fleeing from wild monkeys



Pyoeng Seok (centre) was believed to have been chased by the troop at about 11am while walking in the resort alone.

A South Korean tourist was slightly injured after being chased by a group of wild monkeys in Pantai Teluk Cempedak here, Monday.

Pahang Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) director Zainal Yusoff said the victim, Pyoeng Seok, 69, was believed to have been chased by the troop at about 11am while walking in the resort alone.

"The victim is said to have walked to Teluk Tongkang next to Teluk Cempedak not aware of the wild monkeys in tow.

"When the victim glanced back he was startled and tried to flee but fell on some rocks injuring his head and bruising his hands," he told Bernama.

Zainal added that they were informed about the incident at 11.13am and five personnel and an ambulance rushed to the scene.

The victim was given emergency treatment before being sent to a private hospital, he added.

~News courtesy of Bernama~

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