New Delhi, July 8: Two boys of the soccer team who have been trapped inside the Thai cave for nine days have been pulled out, as divers launched a daring and dangerous rescue mission on Sunday.Also Read - Thai Cave Boys to be Released From Hospital Next Week, Doctors Advise Against Media Interaction
“Two kids are out. They are currently at the field hospital near the cave, we are giving them a physical examination,” Reuters quoted Tossathep Boonthong, chief of Chiang Rai’s health department and part of the rescue team as saying. The rescue operation for 12 Thai boys and their coach began at 10 am today. Also Read - Thailand Cave: All Boys And Coach Rescued From Tham Luang Complex After Continuous Effort by Divers
Aged between 11-16, the boys, members of the Wild Boar soccer team have been trapped in a flooded Thai cave for nine days. Also Read - Thailand Cave Rescue Day 2: 4 More Boys Brought to Safety by Divers; 5 Remain Trapped Inside Tham Luang
The rescue operations took a hideous turn as officials acknowledged that the boys are falling short of oxygen on Friday morning. The international rescue operation team included the Thai Navy SEALs and experts from the US, China, Australia and the UK. Medical teams will continue to monitor the boys’ health even as they remain trapped inside the cave.