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CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The boys meant to explore the cave for just an hour, a casual jaunt to relax after soccer practice, but the waters rose. The teammates climbed higher, using their hands to feel the walls for a crawl space that would lead to safer, higher ground. Those handprints were among the first … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The Thai and foreign rescuers of the youth soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days have been heading home, as doctors said the boys they saved have so far not shown any significant ill effects from their ordeal. Members of the Thai navy SEAL team who were among the … Continue reading CHIANG RAI, Thailand | Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

MAE SAI, Thailand | Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, soccer coach from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world. The SEALs, who were central to the rescue effort, said on their Facebook page that the remaining four … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, soccer coach from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | Ambulances leave from Thai cave as rescue underway

MAE SAI, Thailand — Two ambulances were seen Sunday evening leaving a cave in northern Thailand where 12 youth soccer players and their coach have been trapped for more than two weeks, hours after an operation began to rescue them. The ambulances then drove to a nearby helipad, and a helicopter was seen taking off. … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Ambulances leave from Thai cave as rescue underway

MAE SAI, Thailand | Operation to rescue Thai boys in flooded cave starts

MAE SAI, Thailand—The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that “today is D-Day.” Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said 13 foreign and five … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Operation to rescue Thai boys in flooded cave starts

MAE SAI, Thailand| Thai officials clear media as cave rescue seems imminent

MAE SAI, Thailand — Thai authorities have asked media to leave the area around the entrance of the cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for two weeks, fueling speculation that a rescue mission could be imminent. Dozens of divers arrived at the Tham Luang cave on Sunday morning and officials … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand| Thai officials clear media as cave rescue seems imminent

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Boys may be taken out of Thai cave in stages

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach in a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The Thai official overseeing the rescue operation of a soccer team trapped in a flooded cave says the boys and their coach may not all be extracted at … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Boys may be taken out of Thai cave in stages

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Trapped Thai team practices with diving masks,

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach in a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The Thai official overseeing the rescue operation of a soccer team trapped in a flooded cave says the boys have been practicing wearing diving masks and breathing. Officials … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Trapped Thai team practices with diving masks,