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

"Today is D-Day": Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys

  "Today is D-Day": Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boysThirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit would attempt to bring the boys – some of whom are as young as 11 and not strong swimmers – through narrow, submerged passageways that claimed the life of a former Thai navy diver earlier this week.

Rescuers raced to save four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Thai cave Tuesday, as heavy rains 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.

Rescuers raced to save four young footballers and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded Thai cave Tuesday, as heavy rains 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.

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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.

Some of the same divers who pulled the first 4 boys out of the Thai cave went back to rescue the 2nd group of 4 — traversing 10 miles to do so

  Some of the same divers who pulled the first 4 boys out of the Thai cave went back to rescue the 2nd group of 4 — traversing 10 miles to do so Rescuers have evacuated eight boys from a cave in northern Thailand after diver<g class="gr_ gr_4 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar only-ins replaceWithoutSep" data-gr-id="4" id="4">s to guid</g>e the boys over two miles back to the cave's entrance.&nbsp;Some divers rescuing the boys trapped in a cave in northern Thailand have traversed about 10 miles over the past two days.

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.

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 rescued from Thai cave , but five remain trapped ».

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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• Eight boys rescued so far • Five remain trapped in cave • Elon Musk brings his mini-sub to Thailand • Meet the seven British divers playing leading roles • Parents told no They must battle time and rain as they embark on a third day of operations to bring the last four players and their coach to the surface.

Four rescued from Thailand cave as mission to save trapped soccer team continues. The group became stranded after torrential monsoon rains caused the system to flood and were missing for nine days before being discovered by two British divers early last week.

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.

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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."

Thai cave rescue: First boys freed by rescue divers, officials say .
<p>Two members of the trapped boys' soccer team have been rescued from a cave in northern Thailand, local officials say.</p>The Reuters news agency, citing a senior member of the rescue team, has reported at least six boys have left the cave.

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