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British diver tells of ‘massive relief’ at unprecedented Thai cave rescue

The British diver who found 12 Thai boys and their coach trapped alive in a flooded cave has described his “massive relief” as he counted them one by one, sparking a rescue bid unprecedented in its daring and complexity.
The trapped Thailand boys

Thai cave rescue ends after last four boys and coach are saved

All 12 members of a youth football team and their coach have been rescued from a cave in northern Thailand, bringing an end to a massive operation that has captured headlines for more than two weeks.
The trapped Thailand boys

Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave offers apology to parents

The coach of a youth football team trapped for two weeks in a flooded Thai cave has sent his “apologies” to their parents in a scrawled note handed to divers, as officials Saturday appeared to rule out an immediate rescue.
The trapped Thailand boys

Thai diver dies as rescue teams ponder how to bring out trapped boys

A former Thai navy diver died working to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave, highlighting the risks for rescue teams trying to find a safe way to bring the group out after 13 days underground.
In this picture taken on July 4, 2018, Thai rescue personnel pump water from Tham Luang cave during rescue operations for the trapped 12 boys and their coach, at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province.Twelve boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave for nine days were found alive late on July 3 after a painstaking search by specialist divers who finally discovered the emaciated group on a mud embankment. / AFP PHOTO / YE AUNG THU /

‘Race against water’ as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

Thai rescuers on Thursday said they may be prodded into a complex extraction of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave if forecast rains hammer the mountainside and jeopardise the rescue mission.
Thailand Tham Luang Cave

Officials: Rescuers racing against time to save Thai teens in cave

Rescuers are racing against time to rescue a teenage football team that has been trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for nearly two weeks, officials said Thursday.
Workers fix the road leading to Tham Luang cave in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park following news all members of children's football team and their coach were alive in the cave in Mae Sai district on July 3, 2018. Food and medical help reached 13 members of a Thai youth football team found rake thin but alive, huddled on a ledge deep inside a flooded cave nine days after they went missing, as the focus turned on July 3 to how to get them out. / AFP PHOTO / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA

Agonising rescue ahead for Thai cave boys as nation rejoices

Rescuers braced for a difficult evacuation for 13 members of a Thai youth football team found alive in a cave nine days after they went missing, as a phone cable was hurridly fed into the underground chambers in the hope of allowing them to speak to their families for the first time since their ordeal began.
Thailand Tham Luang Cave

Thai boys trapped in cave ‘found safe’

Twelve boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave for nine days were “found safe” late Monday, in a miracle rescue after days of painstaking searching by divers.
Thailand Tham Luang Cave

Thai divers advance through cave in search of missing boys

Thai navy divers still had to navigate through three more kilometres of flooded passages to reach a potential safety spot in a vast cave complex where 12 boys and their football coach have been trapped for more than a week.
Thailand Tham Luang Cave

Divers make progress in search for boys trapped in cave

Rescue divers reached several kilometres inside a flooded cave Saturday where 12 boys and their football coach have been trapped for a week, offering a flicker of hope for the harrowing search.

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