Missing Thai Boys Found Alive In Cave, Governor Says

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    Any engineer worth his salt would agree that sufficient pumps and piping can be utilized to remove the water from the cave. It is a matter of money and time only.
     
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    Thai cave rescue: First of the trapped boys emerge - CNN

    Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN)Four of the 12 boys who have been trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks have been rescued, as authorities race against time to free the remaining members of the group.

    Confirmation of the initial rescue was posted on the Thai Navy SEAL official Facebook page late Sunday.

    The first of the four boys emerged approximately nine hours after a team of 13 international cave diving experts and five Thai Navy SEALs entered the cave to begin the hazardous attempt to accompany the boys one by one through the flooded, narrow tunnels.
     
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    I think they are worried the waters could rise above where they are situated. It is a risky situation either way.
     
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    Four of the boys have been brought out but there is a pause in the rescue.
     
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    11 are our, only the coach and one child remain. How this stormy doesn’t dominate the news is beyond me. Hats off to all the rescuers from all the respective countries. I salute the man who lost his life doing his part to rescue these kids.
     
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    The team carrying out the rescue seems like a bunch of real pros.
     
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    Based on comments from the wife who is listening to CNN, indications are the last boy and coach are on their way out and just three seals and the doctor remain in the cavern.

    Just popped up on the CNN web site

    CNNgo - CNN.com
     
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    The Thai Navy Seal Unit are TOTAL heroes and are illustrating what the definition of bravery is, one of them died last week on the way to the young boys and their coach, he died when he ran out of oxygen or something occur with his oxygen and he suffocated.

    It's this type of unselfish bravery that is heroic, the Thai Navy Seal Unit deserve the highest of medals for courage under one of the most difficult situations, it was 11 hours first to rescue 4 of the young boys, it is approx a 5 hour mission to get to them and then to return.

    The big problem at this moment is that they are having torrential rains yesterday and also today, they do not want the water to rise higher in the cave so hopefully the rains will not ruin this rescue mission when they have been doing so well.
     
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    Hopefully the three remaining Thai Navy Seals and the doctor now get out of the cave okay.
     
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    All of them are out and alive! Agree about the Tai SEALS, as well as all the other responders from around the world. The skill, discipline and bravery of these men is just awesome. They are men that I can point to and say to my girl child, “ look that’s what hero’s look like”.
     
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