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Man rescued after four days trapped in Cambodian cave

2019-08-10 09:12:03       source:CBS News

August 9, 2019 

A man has been rescued after being trapped between two rocks in a Cambodian cave for four days without food or water, CBS News partner network BBC News reported Friday. He slipped while trying to collect bat droppings, called guano, which is sold as fertilizer in Cambodia.

28-year-old Sum Bora lost his bearings after he dropped his flashlight, police told BBC News. He was found after his family launched a search for him.

"I had lost hope of staying alive, and if I had a knife with me I'd have committed suicide," local media cited him as saying.

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