12 Boys And Coach Have Been Rescued From The Caves In Thailand

Photograph: Sakchai Lalit/AP

Navy Seals in Thailand say all 12 boys and their football coach who were trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks have been rescued.

Witnesses have reported some being taken away on stretchers today – after eight of the children were brought to safety over the last two days. Speaking on Facebook Thai navy SEAL unit said ,”The 12 Wild Boars and coach have emerged from the cave and they are safe.”

A rescue operation  was initiated on Sunday when four of the boys were emerged, tethered to rescue divers. Another four were rescued yesterday and the last four boys and the coach were brought out today. They have been there since the cave flooded on the 23rd June.

Photograph: Sakchai Lalit/AP

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