Update: Eight boys have now been rescued as Thai cave rescue operation is suspended for the day – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
September 21, 2018

Update: Eight boys have now been rescued as Thai cave rescue operation is suspended for the day

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Officials in Thailand have confirmed that a further four boys have been rescued from a cave in Chiang Rai, bringing the total number rescued to eight.

The news comes less than 24 hours after four boys were rescued from the cave on Sunday.

Speaking about the operation, Thai officials say the rescue operation is running smoothly despite looming weather conditions nearby.

It is believed that all eight boys aged between 11 to 16 are in good health, although they are currently recieving treatment at a nearby hospital.

The latest developments which have been hailed by authorities both in Thailand and worldwide, has given renewed hope that the remaining four boys can be rescued safely.

According to Thai state media, rescue workers worked effortlessly through the night in order for the dive team to resume the operation this morning.

Latest reports suggest that rescue efforts have been suspended for the day and they will resume again on Tuesday.

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