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Jul 9, 2018

Rescue of trapped Thai boy’s soccer team in full swing

Rescue of trapped Thai boy’s soccer team in full swing

Rescue teams in northern Thailand were giving crash courses in swimming and diving as part of complex preparations to extract a young soccer team trapped in a cave, and hoping for a swift end to their harrowing ordeal.

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Soldiers walk near the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Boys from the under-16 soccer team trapped inside Tham Luang cave rest while covered in hypothermia blankets in Chiang Rai, Thailand REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Boys from the under-16 soccer team trapped inside Tham Luang cave receive treatment from a medic in Chiang Rai, Thailand REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Boys from the under-16 soccer team trapped inside Tham Luang cave covered in hypothermia blankets react to the camera in Chiang Rai, Thailand REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Boys from the under-16 soccer team trapped inside Tham Luang cave receive treatment from a medic in Chiang Rai, Thailand REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Soldiers and rescue workers carry aid supplies to the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been reported by local media to be found alive, in Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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A family member talks on the phone near the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been reported by local media to be found alive, in Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Family members are escorted by police on their way to enter the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media, in the northern province of Chiang Rai HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media, in the northern province of Chiang Rai HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media, in the northern province of Chiang Rai HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media, in the northern province of Chiang Rai HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Famous Buddhist monk Kruba Boonchum exits Tham Luang cave complex in Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Soldiers and rescue workers walk past water pumped out of Tham Luang cave complex, where members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive, in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Military personnel carry surface supply diving cables out from Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media in the northern province of Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Military personnel gather as they prepare to go in to Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media in the northern province of Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Military personnel carry a water pump machine as they enter the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 boys and their soccer coach are trapped, in the northern province of Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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An honour guard carries the coffin of Samarn Poonan, 38, a former member of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit who died working to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave, at Chiang Rai airport STRINGER/REUTERS

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An honour guard hold up a picture of Samarn Kunan at an airport in Rayong province STRINGER/REUTERS

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Thai divers gather before they enter to the Tham Luang cave in the northern province of Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Combination of photos shows handwritten messages written by boys and soccer coach trapped in Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Combination of photos shows handwritten messages written by boys and soccer coach trapped in Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Rescue workers and police stand near the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Volunteers deliver free food for rescue workers near the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Relatives, of the 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave in the Tham Luang cave complex cook, for rescue workers and volunteers near the cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Rescue workers rest near Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Rescue workers rest inside Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Rescue workers rest inside Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Divers walk inside Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Ruamkatanyu Foundation rescuers are seen trying to find alternative entrance to the Tham Luang cave complex SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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A butterfly stands on the mud outside Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Soliders walk near Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Journalists leave from the site of Tham Luang cave complex after Thailand's government instructed members of the media to move out urgently, in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Soldiers arrive outside the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Rescue workers are seen near the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A truck carrying oxygen tanks arrives outside the Tham Luang cave complex, where 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Ambulances are seen outside the Tham Luang cave complex after Thailand's government instructed members of the media to move out urgently, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Ruamkatanyu Foundation rescuers are seen drillining ahead of the operation at the Tham Luang cave complex SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Ruamkatanyu Foundation rescuers are seen drillining ahead of the operation at the Tham Luang cave complex SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Ruamkatanyu Foundation rescuers are seen drillining ahead of the operation at the Tham Luang cave complex SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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A general view shows helicopters expected to transport the schoolboys and their soccer coach who are trapped inside a flooded cave, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Journalists film an ambulance believed to be carrying rescued schoolboys as it travels to a military helipad near Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Police officers block a road leading to Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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A military helicopter carrying rescued schoolboys lands at a military airport in the northern province of Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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An ambulance carrying rescued schoolboys exits at a military airport in the northern province of Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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An ambulance believed to be carrying rescued schoolboys travels to a military helipad near Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Chiang Rai province acting governor Narongsak Osatanakorn talks to journalist during a news conference near Tham Luang cave complex, in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Journalist are seen reporting near Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Policemen manage traffic near Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Classmates react after a teacher announces that some of the 12 schoolboys who were trapped inside a flooded cave, have been rescued, at Mae Sai Prasitsart school, in the northern province of Chiang Rai TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Police officers stand as they block to rod of Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Cavers walks a road leading to the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai SOE ZEYA TUN/REUTERS

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Paramedics, believed to be carrying a boy who has been evacuated after being trapped inside a flooded cave, approach a helicopter in Chiang Rai SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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An ambulance carrying rescued schoolboys travels to a hospital from a military airport in Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Rescued schoolboys are moved from a Royal Thai Police helicopter to an awaiting ambulance at a military airport in Chiang Rai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Schoolchildren pray for the schoolboys who are trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand's northern province of Chiang Rai, at a school in Ahmedabad AMIT DAVE/REUTERS

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