05 May '11, 4am

#Hostels Found: Two S'poreans lost in Malaysian jungle: They had checked into a budget hostel, The Yellow Guesth...

TWO Singaporean women who were reported lost in Pahang, Malaysia were found on Wednesday afternoon by police there, after having gone missing for more than 48 hours. Ms Yiling Neo and Ms Wendy Zhao, both 26, were found 7km away from where they had started a jungle trek on their own, said Superintendent Jamaludin Abdul Rahman, the officer in charge of the police district of Jerantut, a small town in Pahang. They had checked into a budget hostel, The Yellow Guesthouse, last Saturday, he said. They had then visited nearby rapids at the Tembeling River and gone for a canopy walk the next day with a group of tourists on a guided tour. But on Monday, they left the tour and ventured - unguided - into the Taman Negara National Park. Supt Jamaludin said the jungle has many tracks, and those unfamiliar with the terrain could get lost easily. 'There are tigers, bears, and elephants i...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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