The plight of a Thai football team, trapped in a cave with coach for over two weeks has transfixed the entire world. Rescuers teams have been working round the clock and families camping outside the Tham Luang cave. After rescuers said that perfect conditions for evacuation had come, a rescue mission began on Sunday. So far, four boys have been evacuate from the cave. Efforts to bring out the remaining eight boys and their adult coach to the surface will resume today.
The cave system, bordering Myanmar in northern Thailand, has proven to be an immense challenge for the international rescue coalition. Some of the world’s best divers have volunteered to help in the operation alongside Thai Navy SEALs.
Here are the updates on the Thai Cave rescue ops
Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand’s elite navy SEAL unit are the main team guiding the boys to safety through narrow, submerged passageways that claimed the life of a former Thai navy diver on Friday.
Four members of a youth soccer team were rescued Sunday from a cave complex in northern Thailand where they had been stranded for more than two weeks. Rescue operations for the ones still trapped will resume today.