08 Jul '18, 8am

2 ambulances leave from Thai cave entrance hours after rescue operation starts

2 ambulances leave from Thai cave entrance hours after rescue operation starts

MAE SAI, Thailand — Thai navy SEALs say rescuers have taken four members of a youth soccer team out of the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach. Two ambulances were seen Sunday evening leaving a cave. The ambulances drove to a nearby helipad, and a helicopter was seen taking off. Officials had said earlier that helicopters were on standby to take anyone rescued from the cave to a hospital. It was unclear who was inside the ambulances or the helicopter. Officials did not immediately comment. The operation began at 10 a.m. Shortly before 8 p.m., the SEALs reported on their official Facebook page that four had been rescued. Chiang Rai province acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn, who is heading the operation, said that 13 foreign and five Thai divers were taking part in the rescue and that two diver...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/4-thai-soccer-team-m...

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stripes.com 10 Jul '18, 12pm

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channelnewsasia.com 08 Jul '18, 2pm

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straitstimes.com 08 Jul '18, 7pm

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straitstimes.com 08 Jul '18, 12pm

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