I have great admiration for him. In order to drain the water, pumps were delivered. The journey through the cave to the team took six hours against the current and five hours to exit with the current, even for experienced divers. That was inaccurate, Heidler clarified. Despite the dangerous situation the boys were in, lawyers from Thailand have told Business Insider they doubt that Chanthawong will face charges.
He alerted authorities to the missing group after seeing their unclaimed belongings. To exit the cave, the remaining boys, who are likely malnutritioned, are expected to dive a narrow passage, which is 0. The team brought rescue equipment including an underwater robot, diving equipment and a three-dimensional imager. Later, the mother of one of the boys reported to local police that her son was missing after he failed to arrive home. Their portion of the journey would stretch over 1 kilometre going through submerged routes while being supported by 90 Thai and foreign divers at various points performing medical check-ups, resupplying air-tanks for the main divers and other emergency roles. He said all divers are currently at the site. Delighted to see the successful rescue of those trapped in the caves in Thailand.
Thai health officials: rescued boys will now be in isolation for 1-2 days, inside a sterilized isolation unit, meaning no physical contact with their parents. People on the street cheered and clapped when ambulances ferrying the boys arrived at the hospital in Chiang Rai city. The four boys were taken to Chiang Rai Prachanukroh, a local hospital. Such a beautiful moment - all freed, great job! John Volanthen and Rick Stanton discovered the boys and led the cave diving team. We would love to welcome the team from Wild Boars Football Club and their rescuers to Old Trafford this coming season. The journey out the caves is dangerous and has already resulted in a former Thai Navy diver dying in the caves earlier in the week. Four boys and their 25-year-old coach remain trapped inside the cave in northern Thailand.
After days of pumping water from the cave system and a respite from rain, the rescue teams hastened to get everyone out before the next rain, which was expected to bring a potential 52 mm 2. Sources tell Aljazeera remaining five members of trapped Thai football team have arrived in chamber 3 meaning they have passed the most dangerous part of their journey out. Detailed tests of their eyes, nutrition, mental health and blood were carried out. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha acknowledged the statement but highlighted the concerns for tourist safety, stating that precautions would have to be added and correctly implemented both inside and outside to safeguard tourists. On 28 June, a team of divers joined them. Komsan Saard-an, the chief of Mae Sai Police Station, told Khao Sod. Experience helped streamline the rescue procedure, so the total time to extract a boy was reduced from three hours on the first day to just over two hours on the final day, allowing four boys and the coach to be rescued.
Retrieved 25 July 2018 — via Facebook. The entire team was expected to remain hospitalised for at least a week, and watched the final on television instead. Komsan Saard-an, the chief of Mae Sai Police Station, told Khao Sod. Phiraphat Somphiangchai Night 16—17 Celebrated his birthday while in the cave. Despite the dangerous situation the boys were in, lawyers from Thailand have told Business Insider they doubt that Chanthawong will face charges.
The rescuers plan to move them to the first cavern which has been the forward base for the divers and from there, they can walk out to the entrance, before going to hospital in Chiang Rai town. All the thirteen Wild Boars are now out of the cave. The boys were each to be accompanied by 3 divers as they made their way out of the cave. Four boys in total were rescued on Monday. The world was watching and will be saluting the bravery of all those involved. Six boys remain trapped inside with their coach.
Chanthawong spent a decade in a Buddhist monastery, and parents are crediting him for keeping their children calm and safe during the two-week ordeal. Nopparat dialed assistant coach Chanthawong, followed by a number of the boys in quick succession. The four rescued boys have been transported to a Chiang Rai hospital for treatment and medical evaluations, reported. However, an accident to a rescue vehicle injured six people, and the effort was called off. The journey from Chamber 3 to the cave entrance took about four to five hours initially, but was reduced to less than an hour after a week of draining and clearing the mud path using shovels.
He loves those boys very much because he lost his father when he was very young. The boys are being guided out of the cave by two divers with oxygen tanks. As oxygen levels dropped and the risk of more rainfall increased, the Royal Thai Navy realized that it needed to act quickly. People from all over tweeted out their excitement upon hearing of the rescue. Thai Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said Tuesday that the members of the soccer team rescued from a cave in Thailand had been given anti-anxiety medication before they were brought out.
It was also announced that the boys would be kept in. Thai officials told reporters that rescuers were providing health checks and treatment and keeping the boys entertained, and that none of those trapped was in serious condition. Heavy rains predicted for days. On Saturday 23 June 2018, a group of twelve boys aged between 11 and 17 from a local junior football team named the Wild Boars and their 25-year-old assistant coach, Ekkaphon Chanthawong, went missing after setting out to explore the cave. The route to them had several flooded sections, some with strong currents and zero visibility, and some extremely narrow parts, the smallest measuring only 38 by 72 centimetres 15 in × 28 in. Three of these divers made it to Chamber 3, joining waiting rescuers when the pumps shut off for an uncertain reason, possibly due to a burst water pipe.