FBN’s Cheryl Casone on the rescue of a soccer team and their coach from a cave in Thailand.
Prayut said that a “minor tranquilliser” had been used to help keep the kids calm on the terrifying swim to freedom, much of it in water with very low or no visibility.
“They are getting forced to do something that no kid has ever done before”. They were trapped by floods more than two weeks ago. She says it has felt like the whole world was rooting for the boys.
They are part of a youth soccer team known as the Wild Boars. They entered the cave after a soccer practice and soon found themselves trapped when heavy rains flooded the complex. After they were found on July 2, officials cautioned it could take some time to get them out, but authorities made a decision to act with heavy rains forecast to hit the region.
Manchester United have invited the 12 boys who were rescued after 17 days underground in a Thai cave to watch a match at Old Trafford this season. In light of the flooded cave incident in Thailand, Musk put his team to work on Saturday designing a solution for the rescue mission in the form of a tiny submarine that could maneuver through the tight passages of the cave. The boys’ ordeal has captivated the world’s attention.
Trained divers from the U.S., the U.K., Canada and elsewhere flew to Thailand to offer their expertise and help escort the team out through the flooded cave passages.
None of them have fevers, and all are able to eat normal “medical” food, Jesada said, an improvement from the watered-down porridge they were fed when they were first rescued. “It’s towards only one goal”.
Scott and co-producer Adam Smith have reportedly been conducting interviews around the rescue site, where more than 1,000 Thai personnel have been joined by dozens of worldwide specialists for the operation. The rescue effort is slowed somewhat by the fact that the team must replenish supplies and oxygen tanks that line the 2.5-mile route out of the cave. Another four emerged Monday.
Today, the four remaining boys were confirmed to have been rescued and were taken to hospital after Reuters reported that those in charge of the rescue mission were “hopeful” all 12 boys plus the coach would be out today.
The first eight boys to exit the cave have been recovering in quarantine in Chiang Rai hospital.
Thai Navy SEALS report that all 12 members of the team and the coach are out of the cave while four rescuers remain inside. “I felt like he was one of my own children and I wanted him to come home”.