US News Dog walkers rescued from sinking mud after ‘wife takes wrong turn’ on beach
Family of missing British backpacker flies out to Cambodia
The family of a missing 21-year-old British backpacker is flying out to Cambodia to join the search for her. Amelia Bambridge, from Worthing, was last seen at a beach party on Koh Rong island at 3am on Wednesday. © Other The 21-year-old has been declared officially missing. Pic: Facebook A Foreign Office spokesperson said it was assisting the family of a British woman reported missing in Cambodia and had been in close contact with Cambodian police.The 21-year-old was travelling on her own for the first time and had been due to check out of the Nest Beach Club hostel on Friday.
A man wasn’t too happy with his wife after she apparently took a wrong turn and they both ended up stuck in the mud on a beach.
Brian and Jean Garrett got trapped when they went for a run along Humberston Fitties in Humberston, Lincolnshire, with their dogs, on Monday.
The couple spent 40 minutes in the sludge before they were rescued by emergency services.
The coastguard was called to a section of the seafront near the Humber Mouth Yacht Club after receiving reports of two people in difficulty at around 3.30pm.
After they were rescued the couple was covered from head to toe in mud, and their dogs, Penny and Lucy, could be seen shivering.
Mother of British gap year student, 21, who went missing in Cambodia while walking back to hostel alone after 3am beach party flies to island of Koh Rong to join search for her daughter
Mother of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge, 21, has joined the search for her missing daughter who was travelling on the island of Koh Rong, south west mainland of Cambodia.Amelia Bambridge, 21, from Worthing, West Sussex, was travelling alone for the first time on the island of Koh Rong, in the south west of mainland Cambodia.
The couple spent 40 minutes in the mud before they were rescued (Picture: MEN)
Mr Garrett said: "We had come down to take the dogs for a run.
"The wife ended up going the wrong way, typical woman, and I ended up following her and we got stuck in the mud for about 40 minutes.
"I would like to thank the coastguard for arriving so quickly and getting us out safely, it is much appreciated.
"We might come back tomorrow, but I don't think so."
Shaun Lee, the coastguard officer in charge of the incident, added: "When we arrived on scene we found two people stuck in the mud on the marshland, a male, a female, and two dogs, but the dogs were not stuck.
"We deployed two mud rescue techs, got to the male adult quite quickly and released him quickly.
"The woman was 30ft away seaward from the male and stuck deeper than him and was harder to rescue.
Three killed in shooting at 'Halloween party'
Three people have been killed and nine injured after a mass shooting which reportedly took place at a Halloween party in Long Beach, California. Police and paramedics went to the scene at about 10.40pm local time on Tuesday (5.40am UK time on Wednesday) after receiving reports of shots being fired.Long Beach fire department spokesman Jake Heflin was quoted by US media as saying the suspect or suspects were still at large.He said: "It looks like it was a party, some type of a Halloween-type costume party and that seems to be where the shooting occurred."He said the victims all appeared to be in their 20s.
Mr Lee said his biggest concern was the incoming tide.
“While rescuing the female, water started coming in round the female and rescue team,” he said.
The couple did not require medical attention but Mr Lee confirmed they were given advice on the dangers of muddy beaches.
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