12 boys and coach trapped in Thai cave for two weeks are finally let out of hospital

The youth football team rescued after 18 days trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand have been released from hospital. A news conference with the 12 boys and their coach this afternoon was arranged in the northern city of Chiang Rai, where the boys have been recovering hospital since last week.


Standing in a conference hall which was decorated as a football pitch, each child stood up and introduced themselves. An international team of rescuers using diving equipment and pulleys extracted the 12 boys and the coach through the tight, flooded passageways over three days, concluding on July 10.
One of the boys described the moment they were found as a ‘miracle’. Government spokesman Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said doctors, social workers and psychologists will be at the news conference to filter questions and ensure the boys’ well-being. US Republican laughs during child gun debate with Piers Morgan The Wild Boars team-mates had entered the Tham Luang cave on June 23 for a quick, relaxing excursion after practice, but rain began falling while they were underground, and the water filled the caverns, cutting off their escape.

Divers found the group huddling on a spot of dry ground deep inside the cave 10 days later, hungry but generally healthy.
An international team of rescuers using diving equipment and pulleys extracted the 12 boys and the coach through the tight, flooded passageways over three days, concluding on July 10. Divers found the group huddling on a spot of dry ground deep inside the cave 10 days later, hungry but generally healthy.
Each boy stood and introduced themselves, they added what their nicknames are too. Number one turned to show off his shirt. The boys have spent around a week in hospital. The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave.


Some of the boys were treated for minor infections during their hospital stay, but all 13 have been described as recovering well. Though the boys and coach are said to be in good mental and physical health, they will be provided with additional psychological monitoring to detect lingering trauma. They are due to return to their homes later today. They are due to return to their homes later today. Two of the twelve rescued members of the Wild Boar soccer team depart from the Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital in Chiang Rai province. The rescued soccer team members pose with a sketch of the Thai Navy SEAL diver who died while trying to rescue them. The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave were released today

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