All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave - navy SEAL unit

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave - navy SEAL unit

The team of young soccer players, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach were stranded in the caves for almost 10 days due to flooding and their constantly evolving rescue has continued to make news headlines around the world.

"We are not sure if this is a miracle, a science, or what".

"It is important to appreciate that the United Kingdom cave divers continue to work alongside the Thai Navy SEAL divers and a combination of cave divers and open water divers from many other nations", the statement said.

The boys were discovered huddled on a muddy bank by British divers a week ago.

"Now and in the next three or four days, the conditions are ideal [for evacuation] in terms of the water, the weather and the boys' health", said Narongsak, governor of the Chiang Rai province, where the caves are.

Eight boys and their coach remain trapped in the caves, with rescue operations now on hold after the first entry depleted resources.

Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit make up the main team guiding the boys to safety through narrow, submerged passageways that claimed the life of a former Thai navy diver on Friday. A massive worldwide search operation was launched and it took 10 days to locate the boys, who had taken shelter on a dry slope deep in the complex.

"Football's Coming Home. First Wild Boars Out", a headline on one online Thai paper said on Monday, referring to a song chanted by English soccer fans at the World Cup now underway in Russian Federation. "I'm so happy the children came out safely".

Still, the four were undergoing medical checks in a hospital in the provincial capital and were not yet allowed close contact with relatives due to fear of infections.

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"Today is D-Day", Narongsak Osottanakorn, head of the rescue mission, told reporters before the team went in the cave.

More than 90 divers were involved in the rescue operation, which will continue today. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

"The heroes this time are people all over the world", he added, referring to the multinational team that assisted in the operation.

Officials have said storms forecast for Chiang Rai province in Thailand's far north had factored into their decision to go ahead with a complicated and risky plan to have the boys and their coach dive out of the cave. The power of love.

Mongkhol Boonpiam's mother said last night she learned her son may have been rescued from social media. Multiple calls to senior government officials and military personnel leading the rescue operation rang unanswered Monday evening. Divers will rest, leaders will evaluate the rescue thus far, and the cave will be prepped with oxygen and other materials required to bring the stranded boys out, he said.

Mongkhol Boonpiam, 14, has been named by some Thai media as one of the rescued boys. US military personnel also helped.

"On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the Thai Navy SEALs and all on the successful rescue of the 12 boys and their coach from the treacherous cave in Thailand", Trump said on Twitter.

On Saturday, FIFA announced that it would offer the boys free tickets to the football World Cup final, if they were out in time.

The official heading the operation to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand says the operation is going "better than expected".

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