Two more boys from the Mu Pa Academy football club on Tuesday emerged from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province on day 3 of the rescue operation, leaving just two football players and their assistant coach still trapped.
Chief of operations Narongsak Osottanakorn said earlier that authorities expected to remove all the stranded Mu Pa members from the cave today.
The operation that began on Sunday had by Monday night retrieved eight of the 13 Mu Pa members who had been stranded by flash floods since June 23. The ninth boy emerged from the cave at 4pm today and the 10th about 20 minutes later.
They received medical check-ups at a field hospital near the cave and were to follow the same evacuation process as their teammates, taken by ambulance to board helicopter that will fly them to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital.
Published : July 10, 2018