On 23 June, 12 boys went exploring in Thailand’s Chiang Rai province with their football coach – and ended up trapped deep inside a cave underneath a mountain. The BBC’s Helier Cheung and Tessa Wong were at the scene as a dramatic rescue bid gripped the world.
Tham Luang cave rescue
|Rescue personnel and equipment at the cave entrance|
|Date||23 June – 10 July 2018 (18 days)|
|Deaths||Saman Kunan, rescue diver and Thai Navy Seal Beirut Pakbara, rescue diver and Thai Navy Seal|
|Non-fatal injuries||Minor scrapes and cuts, mild rashes, lung inflammation|
The Cave tells the true -life story of the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand in 2018. Four of the volunteer cave divers play themselves in the film, as does Thai engineer Nopadol Niyomka, who helped pump rainwater out of the cave .
On June 23, 2018, 12 members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach entered caves in Northern Thailand to perform a ceremony. Things drastically changed when torrential rains caused flooding that trapped them all in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system.
A Thai navy Seal has died from a blood infection he caught while rescuing 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand . PO Beirut Pakbara died while receiving treatment for the illness, the Royal Thai Navy said. Another rescuer, navy diver Lt Cmdr Saman Kuman, died during the mission.
A Thai navy SEAL who took part in the rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave has died from a blood infection he contracted during the operation, the Royal Thai Navy has said. The navy said that Petty Officer Beiret Bureerak had been receiving treatment, but his condition worsened.
A former Thai navy diver has died while taking part in efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand . Petty Officer Saman Gunan lost consciousness on his way out of the Tham Luang cave complex, where he had been delivering air tanks.
But when monsoon rains hit while they’re underground and the cave’s entrance floods, the coach and his 12 players, ages 11-16, become trapped . The team would remain stuck underground for more than two weeks, in what became a global media sensation.
At a cost of over $500,000, the money could have been allocated to other sources which could have without a doubt saved more lives. In particular, over 100 lives could have been saved in Africa with this funding.
The Cave (known in Thai as Nang Non, นางนอน) is a 2019 Thai action-drama film about the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand , written and directed by Tom Waller and co-produced by Waller and Allen Liu. The Cave (2019 Thai film )
|Running time||104 minutes|
|Language||Thai English Chinese|
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Masterminds of rescue operation Among them were experienced and leading Australian divers Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen, the masterminds of the rescue operation. The pair worked 14-16 hour days, making trips into the cave on a daily basis to ensure the safe evacuation from the cave for everyone.
Josh Bratchley, one of the British divers who helped save the Thai cave schoolboys, who became the focus of a similar rescue mission – but only wanted pizza when he was retrieved after 28 hours trapped underground in a photo on Oct.
John Jones, 26, of Stansbury Park died about 12:30 a.m., nearly 28 hours after he became stuck 700 feet into the cave known as Nutty Putty, Utah County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Spencer Cannon said.