Members of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctors and divers Richard Harris (3-L) and Craig Challen (2-R) enter Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO
Members of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctors and divers Richard Harris (3-L) and Craig Challen (2-R) enter Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Australian members of the Thai cave rescue team visit Tham Luang cave

national April 22, 2019 17:30

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Members of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctors and divers Richard Harris and Craig Challen accompany Thai and Australian officials into Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province on Monday.



Harris and Challen, who played key roles in the rescue operation of the Wild Boar soccer team, that were trapped in a flooded cave for 18 days in 2018, are both to be conferred with the Royal Decoration of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn, to be bestowed by the King. 

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Members of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctors and divers Richard Harris (C) and Craig Challen (2-L) look at a painted depicting the rescue mission of Wild Boar youth soccer team, outside Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Member of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctor diver Craig Challen (2-L) enters Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Members of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctors and divers Richard Harris (6-L) and Craig Challen (5-L) accompany Thai and Australian officials enter Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Member of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctor and diver Richard Harris (R), leads Thai and Australian officials into Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Member of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctor and diver Richard Harris (2-L) and his wife (R) arrive to visit Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

Member of the Thai cave rescue team, Australian doctor and diver Richard Harris (L), lays flowers to pay respect to goddess Nang Non before entering Tham Luang cave in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand, 22 April 2019. // EPA-EFE PHOTO

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