Cave boys trapped in Thailand: Scuba rescue not yet possible

Cave boys trapped in Thailand: Scuba rescue not yet possible

According to Chiang Rai provincial governor, boys are in good health and are already able to walk in the cave but not dive

Rescuers have installed cave air ducts, but fear Sunday rains will make boy withdrawal even more complicatedGetty Images / BBC BRAZILThai officials say the 12 children and soccer coach trapped in flooded caves should not be rescued tonight as they are still unable to dive.An air duct has been installed in the chamber where the group has been trapped for nearly two weeks at the Tham Luang Cave Complex.The boys, who are 11 to 16, and their soccer coach joined the cave network 12 days ago.They were eventually trapped when a storm flooded much of the site and blocked the main exit.In the early hours of Friday (6), a Thai Navy diver participating in the rescue efforts died trying to bring supplies to the group.Speaking to the press on Friday, the governor of Chiang Rai province, where the cave complex is located, says the boys already have the strength to walk, but not to swim or dive off site.Narongsak Osotthanakorn said that the health of most boys "has improved and is normal...


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