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Operation To Rescue Boys Trapped In Thai Cave Resumes

11 July 2018, 10:31 | Devin Moran

Second day of Thailand cave rescue

Rescue commander Narongsak Osotanakorn has been shifted from his post as Chiang Rai governor after conflict with the

Divers have restarted the rescue effort to bring the final eight boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand one day after the first four were safely evacuated.

That means the fifth boy's rescue took about just under six hours, or an hour less than the day before when the first four were brought out. But officials waited several hours before confirming their rescue. "It's stronger now. Every step of the extraction is risky", said Narongsuk Keasub, a diver for the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

The second phase of the rescue operation to free the stranded Thai soccer team is underway. The boys have reportedly yet to meet their families, though a senior official told The Guardian that they could be reunited on Monday night.

He added that the divers were the "same multinational team" that rescued the four boys on Sunday.

The story of the boys and their novice monk-turned-soccer coach from this small town on the Thai-Myanmar border - remarkably found alive nine days after they went missing June 23 - launched an global rescue effort and intricate planning on how to maneuver all 13 safely through the narrow passageways and ink-black waters. Two divers are helping each one make his way through very narrow tunnels that twist and turn, and filled with dark muddy water.

A Reuters witness near the Tham Luang cave in the northern province of Chiang Rai saw medical personnel carrying two people out of the cave to waiting ambulances on Monday evening.

Still, the original 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.

"Leaving here in case it may be useful in the future", he wrote, referring to the "mini-sub" which he has named after the team, the Wild Boars. Monsoon flooding cut off their escape and prevented rescuers from finding them for nearly 10 days.

Image: A crowd watches as ambulances transport some of the rescued boysA crowd watches as ambulances transport some of the rescued boys to a hospital on Monday.Lauren DeCicca / Getty Images Three more boys were carried out in the hours that followed, according to a post on the Thai navy SEALs Facebook page.




On Sunday, officials decided they could no longer wait, saying conditions were "as flawless as they will be" for a rescue attempt. One of the boys was removed by divers, placed on a stretcher and hospitalized.

The death Friday of a former Thai navy SEAL underscored the risks.

Four other youngsters and their soccer coach are still inside.

The four boys pulled from the cave Sunday in an urgent and risky operation that involved them diving through the cave's tight and twisting passages were in good health. They were able to make recommendations on things like changing cabling layout and adjusting the flow of hoses to improve pumping power.

He said that water level in the cave continued to recede, facilitating the rescue operations five hours early on Monday.

There was no word on the condition of any of the people brought out on Monday.

Pad kra pao, a Thai chicken dish, was said to be the first meal that the four boys asked for. "I'm hoping for good news today", he said. The most unsafe part is the first kilometer, during which the divers and boys are required to squeeze through a narrow, flooded channel.

"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".



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