Thai Navy SEALs Share New Cave Rescue Video

Thai Navy SEALs Share New Cave Rescue Video

Chaiwetch Thanapaisal, director of Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, told a news conference involving officials involved in the rescue that "everyone is strong in mind and heart".

All 12 boys were recently evacuated from Tham Luang Nang Non, Thailand's longest cave, where they had been trapped inside with their soccer coach since June 23.

The first video has emerged showing some of the 12 boys receiving treatment in a hospital after surviving more than two weeks inside a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand. They would then need to recuperate at home for 30 days, he said. Three have slight lung infections.

Mr Volanthen also paid tribute to Thai navy diver Saman Kunan, who died while replenishing oxygen canisters, saying his death was an "absolute tragedy" and brought a "bittersweet" taste to an otherwise "excellent" operation.

Meanwhile, reports say the boys and the coach were sedated to stop them panicking during the risky rescue.

"I think he helped the children a lot, being a novice monk for 10 years", said Charoenpol. "The coach was the one to choose".

Ek is a member of the Tai Lue minority, one of several groups whose people have over generations moved around the region, across open borders in remote hills between southern China, Myanmar and Laos, and into northern Thailand's ethnic patchwork of communities.

The Thai football team who were trapped in the cave.

At U-Tapao civil-military airport in Rayong province, near where the Royal Thai Navy operates out of Sattahip Naval Base, Thai navy SEALs and some foreign military personnel were given a hero's' welcome when they touched down on Thursday.

Concerns are already being raised on social media that the movie could be "white-washed", focusing more on the worldwide characters while downplaying the role of Thais.

"To see all that heroic bravery in the cave, and to get all the divers out, it's just such a touching event and so personal to me", he said in a video on Twitter. filmed at the rescue site.

He added that everyone worked together without concerns about race or religion, as the goal was to save the young football team.

Before the mission got underway on Sunday, rescue workers warned it would be a delicate operation.

Each of the boys, ages 11-16 and with no diving experience, was guided out by divers though rocky, muddy and water-filled passages that in places were just a crawl space. Relatively mild weather and a massive effort to pump out water created a window of opportunity.

"My job was to transfer them along", he said, adding the "boys were wrapped up in stretchers already when they were being transferred".

The group of 13 lost an average of 2 kilograms during their 17-day ordeal, but were generally doing well and showed no signs of stress, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

"From our assessment, they are in good condition and not stressed".

However, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said precautions would have to be implemented both inside and outside the cave to safeguard tourists.

Related News:

  • Charlotte Tells Photographer He's 'Not Coming' To Louis' Christening

    Charlotte Tells Photographer He's 'Not Coming' To Louis' Christening

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also announced their youngest son's godparents a few hours before the service. The ceremony will also take place in the same church as Prince George's christening, the Chapel Royal at St.
    Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom  feel

    Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom feel

    He will spend Thursday and Friday in England, visiting Windsor and Chequers, before heading to Scotland for the weekend. Mr Smyth said he hoped the protests, and specifically the Trump baby blimp, do not upset the American public.

    Thieves steal from Apple Store in seconds

    With a 13-inch MacBook Pro starting at $1299, it's a safe bet that they got away with over $10,000 in loot. The crimes took place so close together it's not impossible the second was inspired by the first.
  • Adult film star Stormy Daniels arrested in OH  strip club 'setup'

    Adult film star Stormy Daniels arrested in OH strip club 'setup'

    A person who answered the phone at the strip club declined to comment. "We will vehemently contest all charges", he said. Stormy Daniels has been arrested at a strip club in OH after allowing a patron to touch her while she was performing.
    Health of remaining 5 inside Thai cave

    Health of remaining 5 inside Thai cave "still good" -…

    So far eight boys aged between 12 and 16 have been led out of the cave system by a team of expert divers over two days. It was 10 days before the boys were miraculously located, and the remaining five have been in the cave for eight days.
    Clubs line up to sign Manchester United's Victor Lindelof

    Clubs line up to sign Manchester United's Victor Lindelof

    The Portuguese manager is keen to get last season's runners-up at peak fitness for another charge at the Premier League title. Mandzukic took advantage as England's back four fell asleep to put Croatia ahead in the 109th minute.
  • Kerber through to Wimbledon final after easy win over Ostapenko

    Kerber through to Wimbledon final after easy win over Ostapenko

    The 29-year-old had served more aces (44) and hit more winners (199) than any other player in the first five rounds. On the way to the last-four, she's dropped one set - against Camila Giorgi - in the quarterfinal.
    Camila Giorgi reveals her biggest weapon at Wimbledon against Serena Williams

    Camila Giorgi reveals her biggest weapon at Wimbledon against Serena Williams

    I don't feel I have to win this; I don't feel I have to lose this. "At the French Open a couple weeks ago I had so much pressure". The reprieve was only momentary for Hsieh, as Cibulkova regained her composure to break and take the first set, 6-4.
    Chadwick Boseman to Star in the Russo Brothers' 17 Bridges

    Chadwick Boseman to Star in the Russo Brothers' 17 Bridges

    In addition to starring in " Black Panther " and " Avengers: Infinity War ", Boseman toplined "42", " Get on Up ", and "Marshall". They'll produce the new movie via their AGBO production company, and the cameras should be rolling this September.
  • 'First blue whale' caught in 50 years

    Before the commercial whaling of the 20th century there were about quarter of a million blue whales. HSI noted the features of a blue whale are a darker belly, all black baleen and bluish colour.

    German court says Carles Puigdemont extradition is permissable

    Mr Puigdemont was arrested in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany , on March 25 on a European arrest warrant. A German court has authorised the extradition to Spain of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont .
    Arsenal signs Guendouzi from Lorient

    Arsenal signs Guendouzi from Lorient

    The diminutive midfielder would also go on to impress during the World Cup in Russian Federation , but Arsenal won the race to sign the player.


Most liked

Scrapped drill with South Korea would have cost US$14m: Pentagon
Mr Pompeo arrived in the North Korean capital on July 6 - but his three-day visit was ignored by the North Korean dictator. South Korea's urbanisation is one reason why more than a 1000 American service members are unaccounted for, said McKeague.

Theresa May urges Tory backbenchers to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of power
But shadow global trade secretary Barry Gardiner told the programme "it is absolutely not our policy" to have a second referendum. Labour peer and former European Union commissioner Lord Mandelson said the party should explicitly commit to a second vote.

Ryanair cancels flights as pilots walk out for historic strike
Flights from Dublin to Gatwick, Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol and Manchester have all been affected. German pilots are expected to vote over a pay and working conditions dispute later this month.

Photographer gets dog-piled as Croatia celebrate winning goal against England
The Croats will play France for the title on Sunday in its biggest sporting moment since becoming an independent nation in 1991. Harry Kane & Co. will deal with the same disappointment that felled Shearer and Platt, Gazza and Wazza, Beckham and Gerrard.

Former Ambassador To The US Brutally Attacked At London Tube Station
A BTP statement called for witnesses to come forward and said his injuries "are not believed to be life-threatening or changing". A former ambassador to the U.S. is in hospital after being attacked at Victoria station in London.

TRUMP TAKES EUROPE: The President Says Germany 'A CAPTIVE' of Russian Federation
Asked when exactly the allies would now reach their two percent of GDP target, Trump said it would be over the coming years. He also said he thought spending of 4% on defence - similar to the US level - would be the right level.

Emmy nominations: 'Game of Thrones' leads with 22 nods
This year's Emmy Awards will broadcast live on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. Saturday Night Live 's Weekend Update anchors Michel Che and Colin Jost will host the anticipated event.

Saoirse Ronan & Margot Robbie in First 'Mary Queen of Scots' Trailer
Josie Rourke , artistic director of The Donmar Warehouse, makes her feature directorial debut on the movie. You'll have to wait for the film to find out (or check a history book, but let's be real).

IPhone 8 replacement to get iPhone X style edge-to-edge screen
These will include a 5.8-inch iPhone X successor, a 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus model, and a more affordable 6.1-inch LCD iPhone. Thus, the Corporation plans to focus on production and sales of new models of iPhone 9 , iPhone 11 the iPhone 11 Plus.

Fans thank England for 'making nation dream'
Gary Lineker waved goodbye to Germany when they were knocked out the World Cup and now Scots are doing the same to England . It's clear to everybody the progress that's been made in terms of the level of performance and togetherness of the group.

Apple Releases tvOS 11.4.1 for Apple TV [Download]
It's highly recommended that you download the update right away if you've been having issues with Apple's speaker. According to the changelog of the latest update, macOS adds AirPlay 2 multi-room audio support for iTunes .

Donald Trump says United States commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation remains strong
Only the USA spends more than 3%, with seven other countries above or near. The target date to get military spending to 2% is 2024. Merkel responded with equally sedate remarks.

Massive chunk breaks off Greenland’s Helheim Glacier
It's a tabular iceberg, long and flat; in the video, you can also see tall, thin pinnacle icebergs crack off and flip over. Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi have caught an iceberg calving from a glacier in eastern Greenland on camera.

Rescuers practiced on local children before saving Thai soccer team
The commander of the navy SEAL unit that oversaw the rescue, Rear Admiral Apakorn Yuukongkaew, hailed the worldwide effort. Players from France and England welcomed news of the rescue and sent their best wishes to the "Wild Boars" on Twitter .

Paul Pogba wants his own World Cup star on France shirt
It's on the shirt, but I did not win it. "There is still one more step to take, but we are proud of what we have done". We have no doubts, we play together, that's our strength. "We haven't done anything yet".