In this photo provided by police, Sum Bora, who got stuck in the rock's hollow at Battambang province in northwestern of Phnom Penh. AP
Police said Sum Bora slipped on Sunday while trying to retrieve his flashlight, which had fallen in the small rocky hollow.
Bat droppings — guano — are used as fertiliser and sold for supplementary income by poor farmers, who sometimes try to attract bats to their property.
Rescuers carry Sum Bora, who stuck into the rock's hollow at Battambang province in northwestern of Phnom Penh. AP
His worried family began searching for Sum Bora when he didn't return after three days, Cambodia's Fresh News reported. His brother found him and alerted authorities to his location in the Chakry mountain jungle in the northwestern province of Battambang.
About 200 rescue workers carefully extricated the trapped man by destroying bits of the rock that had pinned him in an effort that took about 10 hours, Police Maj. Sareth Visen said.
The 28-year-old man was freed at about 6pm on Wednesday, looking extremely weak, and was taken to a provincial hospital, the police official said.
The rescue was spearheaded by specialists from Rapid Rescue Company 711, which is connected to Prime Minister Hun Sen's elite military bodyguard brigade. The group also was prominent in rescue efforts when a seven-story building collapsed in June in the southern city of Sihanoukville, killing 24 people.
Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in the world, with 35% of its 15.2 million people living in poverty, according to a UN Development Program report last year.
The decision made by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court late on Monday was condemned by the head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, or CNRP, human rights organizations and the US Embassy. The trial was held in absentia, as all the party leaders are living abroad.
Dozens of mountaineers have been competing over the past few weeks to summit the world's second highest mountain, the last peak above 8,000 metres to be topped in wintertime.
Goldfarb pushed on alone when his teammate failed to persuade him to give up during an acclimatising mission, ahead of a bid to scale the nearby 8,051-metre (26,414-feet) Broad Peak in the Karakoram range on the Chinese border.
The announcement brings closure to a dramatic tragedy on one of the most dangerous mountains to climb in the world. K2 had never been scaled in winter until only last month, when a Nepalese team reached the peak. Sadpara's son, Sajid told reporters that he was grateful authorities had done their best to try to find the group.
Based on the intent to make a difference in environmental awareness and nature preservation, the Zoo organise an event on World Environment Day to be held at the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre entitled, "Beat Plastic Pollution”.
Nearly 13,400 people were forced to evacuate as water consumed hundreds of homes around the country, turning some streets into raging rivers of brown water, according to Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency.
The disaster sent mud and debris hurtling towards a construction site operated by a local mining company, where it "struck and buried parts of the production and living facilities at the mineshaft platform", CCTV reported.