BANGKOK – A Thai jeugdvoetbalteam is already since this weekend, stuck in a cave in the northern province of Chiang Rai. The players were surprised by a sudden flood, after which they are no side more on could. It comes to twelve boys in the age from eleven to fifteen years and their 25-year-old coach.
When the team after an excursion Saturday was not returned, was there to raise the alarm. Rescue workers and divers have the guys located, but are there still not managed to reach them, or to make contact. The cave system is due to the flood muddy and cluttered. The presumption is that the team is in a 7 km away cave its refuge has sought.
It is currently rainy season in Thailand. Especially in mountainous areas can have sudden floods occur. It happens more often that tourists get stuck. Usually it all turns out well because the water also quickly drops again.
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