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World Rain adds urgency to rescue of last five trapped in Thai cave

07:27  10 july  2018
07:27  10 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

Thai soccer team trapped in a cave have a 'limited amount of time' to be rescued as oxygen levels drop

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READ Thai cave rescue : A timeline. Thailand 's junta leader welcomed Musk into the cave complex late on Monday, with the American later tweeting a standing offer of a mini-submarine escape pod to help the remaining five leave the tunnels. Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages

Eight rescued from Thai cave , but five remain trapped ». Divers prepare to rescue last five Thais trapped in cave as officials - www.telegraph.co.uk. Rain is falling in northern Thailand where boys and their coach are trapped on a small bit of dry ground deep in the flooded cave , adding urgency

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Rescuers raced to save four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Thai cave Tuesday, as heavy rains threatened an already perilous escape mission that has seen eight of the boys extracted.

The members of the "Wild Boars" team, aged between 12 and 16, were guided to safety through the twisting, submerged passages of the Tham Luang cave by a team of international expert divers flanked by Thai Navy SEALs over two days in a meticulously planned operation.

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The members of the "Wild Boars" team, aged between 12 and 16, were guided to safety through the twisting, submerged passages of the Tham Luang cave by a team of international expert divers flanked by Thai Navy SEALs over two days in a meticulously planned operation. The emergence of the second.

Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid, several kilometres inside a mountain and through flooded, tight corridors. Eight boys rescued from Thai cave in good mental, physical state: Officials.

The emergence of the second batch of four on Monday evening was greeted with a simple "Hooyah" by the Thai SEAL team on their Facebook page, an exclamation that lit up Thai social media.

Thai soldiers and rescue workers take part in drills as the rescue operations continue for 12 boys and their coach © YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images Thai soldiers and rescue workers take part in drills as the rescue operations continue for 12 boys and their coach The ups and downs of the rescue bid has entranced Thailand and also fixated a global audience, drawing comments of support from celebrities as varied as US President Donald Trump, football star Lionel Messi and tech guru Elon Musk.

Thailand's prime minister welcomed Musk into the cave complex late Monday, with the American later tweeting a standing offer of a mini-submarine escape pod to help the remaining five leave the tunnels.

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MAE SAI: Rescuers raced to save the four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Tham Luang cave on Tuesday Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid, several kilometres inside a mountain and through flooded, tight corridors.

Thailand ’s junta leader welcomed Musk into the cave complex late last night, with the American later tweeting a standing offer of a mini-submarine escape pod to help the remaining five leave the tunnels. Fresh rains this morning added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid

Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid, several kilometres inside a mountain and through flooded, tight corridors.

It was unclear what time the rescue effort would resume on Tuesday, with operations chief Narongsak Osottanakorn telling reporters divers had crafted plans to extract four people at a time.

"If we bring five we have to change the plan," he told reporters late Monday.

a group of people in uniform: Thai military bring water pumps to the cave. Image via Getty. © getty Thai military bring water pumps to the cave. Image via Getty. A rescue official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP the timings of Tuesday's dives were not yet set.

"But I guarantee they will all be safe," he added, reflecting an increasingly bullish attitude after two successful operations so far.

Thai authorities said the first four rescued Sunday were in "good health" but have been kept in quarantine until the risk of infection subsides.

Healthy and demanding fried rice: first boys rescued from Thai cave in hospital

  Healthy and demanding fried rice: first boys rescued from Thai cave in hospital The first four boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand were in good health and demanding fried rice in hospital on Monday, the head of the rescue team said, as divers resumed operations to bring out the remaining members of the group. The bid to rescue the boys - aged between 11 and 16 - and their 25-year-old soccer coach got going again after a break late on Sunday to replenish the team's oxygen supplies and make other preparations deep inside the cave.

Rescue efforts for boys trapped in Thai cave begin. Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid, several kilometres inside a mountain and through flooded, tight corridors.

AFP PHOTO / Ye Aung THU. Rescuers raced to save four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Thai cave Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid, several kilometres inside a mountain and through flooded, tight corridors.

Rescue chief Narongsak did not issue an update on the condition of the second group, who were also whisked to hospital.

Information on the rescue operation, the health of those rescued -- and their identities -- has been tightly guarded by Thai authorities.

But the progress of a rescue, which early on had looked like it could be stalled until after the monsoon season, has brought joy to the friends and family of the stricken group.

"I want him to be healthy and come back to study quickly," Phansa Namyee, classmate of 16-year-old footballer Night said.

"I want to go play with them... take him to some restaurants and spend time together."

Dr Richard Harris and dive partner Craig Challen say thanks after successful dive rescue .
<p>Dr Richard Harris and his dive partner Craig Challen have issued a statement after the successful cave dive rescue of 12 trapped boys and their football coach.</p>The Adelaide doctor was the last person out of the cave after the daring mission.

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