A 77yearold man from Scotland found himself in a precarious situation when his kayak sank in the Lam Huai Luang stream, Udon Thani, late on Saturday night. The man, identified only as Martin, was swept away by strong currents and ended up stranded on a muddy islet in Muang district.
In a harrowing turn of events, a man being held hostage managed to call for help as the car he was in approached a police checkpoint in Bangkok’s Min Buri district. The police officers, who were manning a drink driving test point on Rom Klao Road, heard the cry for help around 12:30 am and proceeded to pull over both the Chevrolet car with the hostage and the Toyota car following behind it.
On June 14, 2023, twelve captured wild macaques were discovered inside a bag at a mango plantation in Doem Bang Nang Buat district. Tragically, three of the apes had already died. Kalayakorn Titwattana, chief of Moo 11 village in tambon Khao Din, reported the find to Anan Sriphudpong, chief of the Bung Chawak Wildlife Reserve Office.