Soldier dies, one other seriously injured, after plunging off cliff in northern Thailand

A soldier has died after falling from a cliff in the northern province of Tak yesterday, whereas on responsibility patrolling for drug traffickers. Another soldier has been seriously injured within the incident on the mountain of Doi Montha, within the district of Mae Sot.
The Bangkok Post stories that military spokesman Sirichan Ngathong says navy personnel from the Naresuan Force have been patrolling the area around Doi Montha just lately and that each men had fallen from the cliff at around 2am. According to the report, the cliff is over 1,057 metres above sea stage and rescue employees spent four hours making an attempt to succeed in the injured soldier on foot and one other 2 hours making an attempt to get to the sufferer on the rocks additional down.
The useless soldier has been named as 31 yr old Watchara Muangmee, who was killed when he struck rocks 70 metres beneath the cliff. His colleague 29 yr old Chakkrit Prayoon was critically injured, however managed to contact his base for emergency assistance. At this stage, it has not been confirmed what triggered the boys to fall.
The Bangkok Post stories that on the time of the accident, each troopers were checking for illegal drug traffickers from Myanmar. Effortless s understood the army has been in touch with the men’s families to supply assistance..

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