Thailand cave search

Wild Boars soccer team
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April 30, 2019 - 10:24 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Netflix announced Tuesday it is joining with the production company for the movie "Crazy Rich Asians" to make a film about last July's dramatic rescue of 12 village boys in northern Thailand who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave for more than two weeks. Netflix...
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Somphong Jaiwong, one of the 12 boys rescued from the flooded cave, in their hospital room at Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.
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July 15, 2018 - 8:58 am
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week. In video messages of the boys shown at a news conference on...
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Thai youth soccer team's recovery involves isolation and searching for signs of infection
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July 10, 2018 - 8:43 pm
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) -- It was a miraculous rescue that brought tears to eyes: All 12 boys and their coach on the Wild Boar youth soccer team have been rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand after more than two weeks trapped inside. The final boy and the coach were pulled out of the cave...
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Elon Musk Thai Cave Rescue
July 09, 2018 - 2:34 pm
By Jackie Wattles (CNNMoney) -- Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk shared photos and videos of a metallic pod that may help rescue a group of boys trapped in a cave in Thailand. Footage shared on Musk's Twitter account shows a group testing the device in a Los Angeles high school swimming pool...
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Thai Cave Rescue
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July 07, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Steve George, CNN (CNN) -- For the Buddhist monks who keep nightly vigil outside the cave where 12 young boys and their soccer coach remain trapped, the dry weather is a sign their prayers are working. Members of this tight-knit community in Mae Sai, northern Thailand, know that the return of...
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Thailand Cave Search
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July 06, 2018 - 9:07 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thai rescuers said they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach who have been trapped in a cave for almost two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills in the short time since they were found. However,...
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Thai Cave Rescue
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July 05, 2018 - 9:18 pm
By Euan McKirdy and Kocha Olarn, CNN (CNN) -- A medical assessment of the 12 boys and their football coach stuck in a cave in Northern Thailand concluded that it was too dangerous to try to move the group out Thursday, according to a member of the Thai Navy SEALs who is not authorized to speak to...
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Thai soldiers make their way up at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach has been trapped.
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July 05, 2018 - 7:21 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing against time to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said Thursday. A firefighter who has been working on draining the water said that levels in...
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Thai Cave Rescue
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July 04, 2018 - 9:29 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A Thai official overseeing the rescue operation of a soccer team trapped in a flooded cave said the 12 boys and their coach may not all be extracted at the same time depending on their health. Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said Wednesday that "all 13 may...
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Thai boys smile as Thai Navy SEAL medic help injured children inside a cave in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. The Thai soccer teammates stranded more than a week in the partly flooded cave said they were healthy on a video released Wednesday.
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July 04, 2018 - 8:46 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Their skinny faces illuminated by a flashlight, the Thai soccer teammates stranded more than a week in a partly flooded cave said they were healthy on a video released Wednesday, as heavy rains forecast for later this week could complicate plans to safely extract them. The...
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