ThaiCaveRescue: Operation Suspended for 10hrs; 4 boys rescued so far (Read Latest Updates)

#OsunDecides2018: INEC Announces Results from the 30 LGAs In Osun (LIVE UPDATES) – Click Here

Four boys ‘transported to hospital’
The four boys have been transported to a hospital in Chiang Rai in northern Thailand, about 60km away, witnesses told Reuters news agency.

Some 90 divers are involved in the rescue operation – 50 are foreign and 40 are Thai, the head of the rescue operation said.

Governor: Next operation to start in 10-20 hours

Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn said Sunday’s rescue mission has come to an end and the next one is to begin 10-20 hours later, depending on weather conditions.

Only four boys have come out of the flooded cave on Sunday, Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reported, following earlier confusion where reports of another two had been recovered, emerged. That was “all wrong”, Heidler clarified.

Read Also  Argentina arrests former vice president on corruption charges

Heidler noted it appeared as though the four boys had been rescued in pairs, as each two were escorted out of the Tham Luang cave complex only minutes apart.

Download e-books for education and research for FREE - Click Here

Rescue mission to resume after masks/gear checked over and tanks replenished.

Everyone ‘amazingly happy’
While initial reactions in Chiang Rai have been positive in response to the first phase of the rescue operation, with most people “amazingly happy” about the four boys rescued so far, Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler said families were still concerned.

Read Also  Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts

“We’ve been speaking to families up in that cave site … they want to know if that’s their son,” he said, referencing the rescued boys.

The youth football team and their coach have been surviving on “chips and water”, Heidler said, according to a woman who sold them snacks before they headed to the cave complex.

Heidler noted the team had previously visited the site multiple times as part of their team building exercises. The flooding of the cave has been attributed to monsoon rains.


Click Here to Join Newsnow Nigeria WhatsApp Group for Breaking News Alerts Get the latest BREAKING NEWS inside your e-mail address inbox; fill the form below and click the subscribe button

Do You Know Nigeria? Attempt 10 simple questions on Nigeria for FREE and Win FREE N500 Airtime – Click Here to Participate!

For your news articles, press release, Breaking News, send e-mail to [email protected]

Read Also  U.S cult leader Charles Manson dies aged 83 (Photo)

Read Related News....