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Missing boys soccer team found alive in Thailand cave

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A group of 12 boys and their soccer coach have been found alive in a Thailand cave after being lost for 10 days.

Narongsak Osottanakorn, the governor of Thailand province Chiang Rai, announced the rescue on Monday, saying that Thai Navy SEALs found all 13 people “with signs of life,” according to multiple reports.

The team disappeared on June 23 after entering the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in northern Thailand for an excursion, and are believed to have become trapped after heavy rains likely flooded and blocked exit passages. 

{mosads}The continued downpour hindered the search for the boys, whose ages range from 11 to 16.

About 1,000 rescue volunteers and supporters, including a military team from the U.S. and search teams from China, Japan, Australia and the United Kingdom, helped aid the search.

Rescuers are currently working to drain the water from the cave and provide necessary medical attention to stabilize the boys before extracting them.


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