Tourists found locked inside famous cave temple in Perak

IPOH: Two foreign tourists were found locked inside a famous cave temple in Simpang Pulai here.

Perak Fire and Rescue Department operations division assistant director Sabarodzi Nor Ahmad said the two tourists, including a man from China and a woman from South Korea, both in their 30s, were trapped in one of the sections within the Sam Poh Tong Temple on Thursday (June 20) in the afternoon.

"The tourists had gone inside earlier on the same day and we received an emergency call from one of them at about 2.26pm.

"We learned that one of the guards at the temple had locked the door early," he said in a statement on Thursday (June 20).

"The guard then opened the door after learning of the matter to let them out," he said, adding that the operation ended at about 3pm.

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