Home » Sport

Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

10 July, 2018, 14:01 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain

Two of them possibly have a lung infection but all eight are generally "healthy and smiling", he said.

Thai officials started the rescue operation on Sunday as weather experts predicted more rain in the coming weeks.

Twelve members of the team and their coach became trapped on June 23, although rescuers managed to free the first eight boys on Sunday and Monday. Four boys and their coach remain in the cave, but it's unclear if authorities will try to extract them in a group of four or try to take the five out in a single mission.

"They (all the boys) will have to stay in the hospital for one week to wait for their results and to see if anything changes", he said.

Jesada said they were uncertain what type of infections the boys could face "because we have never experienced this kind of issue from a deep cave". The news comes after four boys were rescued when the operation began on Sunday.

However, scattered monsoon rains continued to risk percolating through the limestone cave walls to flood the tunnels with fast-flowing water. "We can see that everything is okay as they're eating well", said Thongchai Lertwilairattanapong, Inspector General of the Public Health Ministry. Bancha Duriyapan told a news conference punctuated by applause from the dozens of Thai and foreign journalists and others in attendance.

Torrential rain had not affected conditions for the rescue operation. "So I've been asking for three days".

The final push to bring home four boys and their soccer coach by a crew of worldwide and Thai divers began in earnest on Tuesday.

Truex Jr. Qualifies 13th at Daytona
But Elliott, Bowman and rookie William Byron are not only winless this season, they are 0 for their careers. This was the final restrictor-plate race prior to the playoffs, which begin in September.


JB Smoove Joins the Cast of Spider-Man: Far From Home
And as anyone who's seen Smoove's previous performances knows, he would make a hell of a J Jonah Jameson. He was recently in Lionsgate's Uncle Drew but is also known for his roles in films like Hall Pass , Mr.


May Loyalist Jeremy Hunt Named as Foreign Secretary
In her statement Prime Minister vowed to deliver "a Brexit that is in our national interest, the right Brexit deal for Britain". Writing on Twitter, he added: "Huge honour to be appointed Foreign Secretary at this critical moment in our country's history".


"The kids are footballers, are strong and have high immunity", Jesada said when asked why they survived so long.

Their friends were full of optimism - and worry. Rescue mission chief and former governor of the Chiang Rai province Narongsak Osottanakorn said the boys were not being named out of respect for the families who still had sons trapped in the cave.

"Even when my friends have left the cave, I'm anxious about their physical well-being".

People around the world are following the developments in Thailand.

Fresh rains on Tuesday added urgency to the final stages of the treacherous rescue bid, several kilometres inside a mountain and through flooded, tight corridors. More worrying, however, oxygen levels in the cave were falling.

The 31cm-wide custom submarine would make the boys passive participants in the rescue and could potentially shorten the journey, which took divers a total of nine hours in the second successful rescue operation on Monday.

"We have more expertise than yesterday", he said. It ended with their fighting cheer, adopted from the U.S. Navy: "Hooyah!" The diver, the first fatality of the rescue effort, was working in a volunteer capacity and died on a mission to place air canisters along the passage to where the boys are, necessary for divers to safely travel the five- to six-hour route. The safety of the divers, who have meticulously planned the mission, is also paramount. "We should hear good news again", Narongsak said. "But if Phra Pirun doesn't help, then it might be a little late".

Recommended:

  • Kate Middleton Wows In White Dress For Prince Louis’ Christening

    Kate Middleton Wows In White Dress For Prince Louis’ Christening

    Prince William and the former Kate Middleton were joined at the christening by both of their families. Louis' great-grandparents, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip , were unable to attend the christening.
    England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA

    England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA

    "So we have shown character, we've shown belief and I think that's what is going to get us over the line in this game". There have been 60 matches, 157 goals and four penalty shootouts - but just four teams remain in the 2018 World Cup .
    Nintendo Wants to Release 20-30 Indie Games a Week on Switch

    Nintendo Wants to Release 20-30 Indie Games a Week on Switch

    The game features over 35 distinct Warframes armor sets, thousands of customization options, hundreds of unique weapons. Warframe is a fast-paced cooperative shooter, now available for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One .
  • Father, 4 daughters killed in Delaware crash while returning home from vacation

    Father, 4 daughters killed in Delaware crash while returning home from vacation

    It follows her husband and their four daughters being involved in a traffic accident which left all family members dead. The pickup truck had two people inside who were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
    IPhone ownership top indicator of wealth in U.S.  in 2016

    IPhone ownership top indicator of wealth in U.S. in 2016

    Their conclusion "runs against the popular narrative of the U.S. becoming an increasingly divided society", they said. Economists found that almost seven out of ten times, a person with an iPhone has a higher income than others.
    Divers enter cave to bring out last trapped group

    Divers enter cave to bring out last trapped group

    Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha visited the cave to inspect the operation, with navy rescuers giving him a rousing cheer. Soccer's governing body, FIFA, has invited the boys to the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.
  • France take on Belgium for a place in the final

    France take on Belgium for a place in the final

    We need to rise to challenge and keep doing what we've been doing. "It is a hard situation - weird - it is not easy for him". Marouane Fellaini, who has oft-partnered Pogba in the United midfield, will now be looking to stop the powerful Frenchman.

    Britain´s Prince Louis to be christened without Queen

    Louis Arthur Charles was born in the private Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London , on 23 April. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George , Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis .
    OR  fugitive charged for burying baby alive near Missoula

    OR fugitive charged for burying baby alive near Missoula

    More calls came in to dispatch and said the man was threatening people, claiming to have a gun and kept reaching into his pockets. Crowley was under post-prison supervision for several counts of burglary and one count of criminal mischief.
  • Liverpool boss Klopp concedes mixed week for new signings Fabinho, Keita

    Liverpool boss Klopp concedes mixed week for new signings Fabinho, Keita

    What the rest of the world is making of it, I don't care. 'I thought it was too late, you can not check that. We don't think about that anymore and we start completely new.
    WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news

    WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news

    As per latest rumors coming in, Whatsapp is testing a new feature to detect suspicious links to spam, and fake news website. Apart from this feature, the other steps initiated by WhatsApp include permitting blocking of unknown contacts.
    UK's Prince Louis, Kate Middleton's Son, Christened Without Queen

    UK's Prince Louis, Kate Middleton's Son, Christened Without Queen

    His siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte , walked slightly in front, holding their father's hands. Robert Carter , one of Kate Middleton's closest friends, and Lucy Middleton , Kate Middleton's cousin.


Popular

UK Government On Verge Of Collapse Days Before Trump's Visit
But she told MPs: "We do not agree on the best way to deliver our shared commitments to honour the result of the referendum". But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said, "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing".

Federer advances to 16th Wimbledon quarter-final
French tennis ace Gael Monfils remains hopeful that he will win a Grand Slam title before he calls it a career. Williams path to Saturday's championship, and another Grand Slam title, looks more certain with every round.

Serena Williams's next opponent: I don't like women's game
Open runner-up said. "It sounds pretty odd when you saw my record from the last five years here". Anderson, Isner and Nishikori all reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time.

China praises Air India action, Taiwan protests to MEA
It is believed that Air India will have taken this step only after discussions with the Ministry of External Affairs. The letter also spoke of taking action against the airlines if they did not take action according to the letter.

Star of 'Borat' and 'Bruno' returns satirical gaze to U.S.
Asks a text slide in the teaser for Cohen's new show , which cuts to a montage of various, freaky video shots. Also in 2012, Trump told HLN that Baron Cohen was a "bad guy" and a "moron" that "nobody cares about".

The Trump Presidency: Brett Kavanaugh nominated to Supreme Court
"I applaud President Trump for his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court ", Ivey said in a statement . Kavanaugh has taught at Harvard Law School since 2008, including courses on separation of powers and the Supreme Court.

Barcelona announce Paulinho sale to Guangzhou Evergrande
In addition, the Spanish champions have struggled to register non-EU players into the team due to La Liga's regulation. Barcelona have announced the sale of Paulinho to Guangzhou Evergrande .

Tour de France: Chris Froome gains on rivals as jeering fades
Crosswinds permitting, the first wearer of the yellow jersey should be decided in a mass sprint. It would have been nice not to have lost it in the first place.

Roger Federer Gives A Glimpse Of His Cricketing Credentials During Wimbledon Match
That match kicks off at 16:00 BST on Sunday and the men's singles finalists will walk out on Centre Court two hours earlier. Nadal, a two-time champion at the All England Club, has yet to drop a set in this tournament.

Kate pulls off hat trick at Prince Louis' christening
The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed the royals, bending down to greet George and Charlotte , at the entrance to the chapel. James's Palace in London , Prince George was dressed up in the newly made replica of the classic Victorian christening gown.