8 out of the 13 boys of the Thai junior football team were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Thailand. As per reports, the boys have been trapped in the cave since June 23. The rescue operation is underway as 5 of the boys are still trapped. On their earlier rescue mission As per sources, divers are expected to resume the mission by today, July 9.
Here are the LIVE updates of Thailand cave rescue operation on day 2:
5:38 pm: 7th and 8th boy has been rescued from Thailand cave making the total to 8 boys being rescued as per Daily Mail.
05:13pm: According to a report in the Guardian, a source inside the rescue team confirmed that the 6th boy has been rescued as the operation to save others continues.
03:39pm: According to a report in Reuters, a Thailand navy official confirmed that fifth boy has been rescued from the cave.
Thailand cave rescue LIVE updates day 2:
14:18—As per current reports the rescue operations are have restarted and it is being expected that the present phase of rescue mission will be faster than yesterday.
According to a report in NDTV, there is a possibility that the heavy rainfall can flood the cave complex in mountainous northern Thailand, which has been also emerged as one of the enemies during the rescue operation.
11:20am: Korean teacher Thongyaud Kejorn at Mae Sai Prasitsart school on Monday said that the rescued boys don’t have to follow the normal school schedules and they can also skip the examination for next week.
10:35am: Thailand cave rescue resumes.
9:58am: Students and teachers at Mae Sai Prasitsart School make preparation for the boys
Six students from Mae Sai Prasitsart School are trapped in the cave. The fellow classmates and teachers from the same school have described to the press the preparations they have made for the boys. The school authorities have been receiving guidance from mental health professionals.
A photo featuring boys trapped in the cave and the quotes from their conversation with divers, was clicked by a reporter with Deutsche Presse-Agentur.
9:35am: Same divers who rescued 4 people on Sunday night are expected to conduct the operation today.
According to Thailand’s interior minister, same divers who rescued 3 students and the coach on Sunday night will conduct the next operation as they are aware of the cave conditions. The interior minister Anupong Paojinda was noted saying that officials are meeting on Monday morning to plan the next stage of the operation in order to rescue the remaining 9 students from the cave. More air canisters will be placed by the divers along the underwater route. Mister further added that the boys rescued are safe but will undergo medical checks.
9:15am: According to Australian foreign minister, boys will come out of the cave in groups of four.
Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop on Monday morning said to a TV interview that she believes the trapped boys will be brought out in groups of four. Apart from the Thai authorities, 19 Australian divers are a part of the dangerous rescue mission.
Elon Musk, CEO SpaceX, have built a submarine to rescue the Thailand kids from the flooded Tham Luang cave.
9:00am: 3 students and their coach were rescued on Sunday night
As per the reports, one of the four people rescued last night was the 25-year-old coach Ekapol Chanthawong. He was removed from the cave first because he was unwell as he gave all the food to boys.
8:30am: Students of Multilingual school are expected to hold a press conference.