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The 12 young members of the Wild Boars football club, and their coach, are recuperating in a Chiang Rai hospital in northern Thailand.
Thai Navy SEALs say the last members of the trapped football team and their coach were rescued late Tuesday, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks. The operation also claimed the life of a Thai rescue volunteer.
The focus is now on the eight remaining members of the football team and their coach, whom divers hope to bring out after rescuing four boys on Sunday.
Thirteen foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit are trying to bring the rest of the boys through narrow, submerged passageways that claimed the life of a former Thai navy diver on Friday.
Some of the boys who have been trapped inside a cave in Thailand for almost two weeks are not capable swimmers, and are hurriedly being taught to take on a treacherous dive through narrow, muddy, submerged passageways.
With more rain coming, rescuers in northern Thailand 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 say.
Rescuers located the 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach alive deep inside the partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late on Monday. They disappeared when flooding trapped them after entering the cave on June 23.
Rescue divers inched closer to a spot in a flooded cave where 12 boys and their football coach have been missing for more than a week after days of bad weather beset the grueling search.
The boys, aged between 11 and 16, and their 25-year old coach, went missing on Saturday while exploring Tham Luang cave complex that maze of passages and chambers is prone to flooding.
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