MAE SAI — All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a Thai cave after an 18 day ordeal, the Thai Navy SEALs said in a Facebook post, adding they were "safe".
This undated handout photo taken recently and released by the Royal Thai Navy on July 7, 2018 shows a group of Thai Navy divers in Tham Luang cave during rescue operations for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. — AFP/VNA Photo
"All 12 ’Wild Boars’ and coach have been extracted from the cave," the post said, adding "all are safe" and signing off with a simple "Hooyah".
Four divers who stayed with the group were still to emerge, it added. — AFP