The second phase of an operation to evacuate the remaining nine members of a Thai football team trapped deep in a flooded cave is under way, the chief of the rescue bid says.
BREAKING; Both CNN and Reuters are now reporting witnesses have seen a fifth boy being stretchered from #Thamluangcave half an hour ago. The second phase of the operation to rescue 12 trapped boys and their coach is now well underway
THAM LUANG, Thailand (Reuters) – Rescue workers in Thailand were seen carrying a person on a stretcher away from a cave complex and into a waiting ambulance on Monday, a Reuters witness said.
A mission to rescue a group of boys and their soccer coach trapped in the flooded cave since June 23 resumed hours earlier.The first four boys, from the group of 13, including the coach, were rescued on Sunday.
An eye witness who is part of the rescue operations stationed at the entrance of the cave tells CNN he saw a 5th boy being carried out on a stretcher at 4:27pm local Monday.
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