Thailand’s navy seals say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.
The group was found by British rescue divers after 10 days in the cave, perched on a rock shelf in a small chamber about 4km from the cave mouth.
A former Thai navy diver has died while taking part in efforts to rescue the boys, Petty Officer Saman Gunan lost consciousness on his way out of the Tham Luang cave complex, where he had been delivering air tanks, The “Wild Boars” team has been stuck in a cramped chamber several kilometers inside the Tham Luang cave complex since June 23, when they went in after football practice and were hemmed in by rising waters.
6 of 12 schoolboys have been rescued so far from a flooded Thai cave after divers launched a daring and dangerous mission to free the children and their soccer coach, who were trapped underground for more than two weeks, Thai officials said.
49 people are missing after a tourist boat capsized off the popular island resort of Phuket in Thailand, according to officials, Having earlier reported that at least seven people were missing after the vessel overturned in the Andaman Sea, the governor of the island has now upgraded the total, The boat was carrying 97 passengers.
Governor Norraphat Plodthong revealed that only 48 people, all from a group of Chinese tourists, had been rescued so far, with all the others unaccounted for, He earlier said that 90 people had been rescued from the boat, which was returning to Phuket from the island of Koh Racha when it came up against rough waves in the early evening.
Phuket: Rescue teams have rescued 90 tourist from Taiwan, Russia and China after two tourist boats captisize in southern Thailand resort of Phuket say at least seven are still missing.
A search for a missing teenage football team believed trapped in a cave complex in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai entered its third day on Tuesday as concern grew for the welfare of the boys and their coach, Teams from the Royal Thai Navy had halted search efforts late on Monday, saying oxygen levels were low in some parts of the complex in the Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Noon forest park in the province.
Dubai: 25-member Thai gang specialised in stealing bank accounts in Thailand and some other Asian countries were arrested in Dubai, The total money stolen by the gang was about 100 million Thai Baht.