Eighth voetballertje rescued, rescue temporarily stopped

BANGKOK – UPDATE 14:42 PM * Divers have on Monday according to eyewitnesses, four boys rescued from the caves of Tham Luang in the north of Thailand. Sunday could be the first four with a lot of effort from the caves are guided. Still sitting with four boys and the coach in the cave. The five go to the cave today not to leave; the rescue operation is temporarily stopped.

The Thai football players sit for weeks. The rescue operation runs at full capacity.

In Thailand, it is already evening. The rescue operation takes expected until Tuesday or Wednesday. The boys must be under the guidance of two professional divers for a large part under water to the exit, a heavy trip that hours. Still there is the fear that heavy rains the cave under water.

’Much hunger’

According to Narongsak Osatanakorn, governor of Chiang Rai, the guys that Sunday, saved a lot of hunger. “They want khao pad grapao eat” (a Thai dish with meat, chili and rice, red).

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Mental feat in cave

Today, the same divers as Sunday used because they the dangerous situation in the cave system by now know. They one more than ten hours of rest to recover from their efforts. Along the route were once again tanks placed.

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The risk of infection

The four boys that Sunday and were rescued, have their family still haven’t seen because of possible risk of infection and checks that they still have to undergo. They are a separate department in the hospital catered for. We are still waiting on test results. According to the hospital it goes to conditions good with them.

A doctor tells CNN that the boys are the first to be investigated of histoplasmose: infection with a fungus in caves can survive and lung problems can cause.

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Although the authorities the names of the boys have not been released, was one of the first football players that Sunday was delivered supposedly, the 14-year-old Mongkhol Boompiam. The mother of the little boy that had to learn through social media. On official confirmation that her son is safe, they wait still.

Twelve youth soccer players and their coach were missing on June 23. They were surrounded by water when heavy rainfall parts of the dungeon in the cave blocked. The rescue operation is not without danger. A Thai scuba diver died Friday in the cave system.

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