Rescue mission under way to free boys inside Thai cave
09 July, 2018, 05:10
The rescuers needed at least 10 hours to prepare for their next operation, involving about 90 divers in total, 50 of them from foreign countries, he said.
The first two boys were extracted from the cave around 5:40 p.m. local time Sunday with the help of divers.
"Clearly there is a huge risk of someone panicking if they are not used to the diving environment", Tony Haigh, a spokesman for the British Cave Rescue Council, which had two divers that found the boys, told the Post. They will be taken to a nearby helipad with a police motorcycle escort before being flown to the provincial capital of Chiang Rai for treatment in a hospital there.
Before the current rescue mission began, Elon Musk tweeted that he was designing an "escape pod" built from "the liquid oxygen transfer tube" of a SpaceX Falcon rocket that could be used as a submarine.
But the mission was paused overnight for air tanks to be replaced.
Sam Teller, the spokesperson for the Boring Company, said four company engineers were "offering support in any way the government deems useful".
Media was cleared away from the rescue site on Sunday morning.
Officials have not yet released the names of the two footballers who military sources say have exited the Tham Luang cave complex in Chiang Rai.
Reporting from Chiang Rai, Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler said it had started raining again on Sunday. One of the boys, identified as Tun, wrote: "Mom and Dad, please don't worry, I am fine". In total, the mission could last several days, he also said, though the team of global divers on the site are apparently feeling "buoyed" by the success of the operation so far.
Family members pray near a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand on Saturday.
"Today was the best day, the best situation in terms of the weather, the health of the boys, our water management for our rescue effort", the head of the rescue operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, told a news conference.
The commander of yesterday's operation, regional governor Narongsak Osatanakorn said as the operation commenced: 'Today we are most ready.
An Australian doctor who is part of the worldwide team of rescuers checked the health of the boys Saturday to decide who should be brought to the surface first.
Sustained heavy rains could make the water rise to the shelf where the children were sitting, reducing the area to "less than 10 square meters", he added.
Thai officials said Friday that oxygen levels inside the cave plummeted to a unsafe 15% - shy of the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's "optimal range" of oxygen, which is between 19.5% and 23.5%.
Brown himself said he had consulted the drivers about the changes to the team's structure, but Alonso disagrees that was the case. We closed a little bit of the gap to Renault , but the gap more closed on us from behind, so I think that's got to be the goal.
ZTE has promised to change its top management within 30 days of agreeing a $1.4 billion settlement with US authorities in June. Shares in the company are down more than 50% since the stock started trading in June after a two-month suspension.
The Average Directional Index or ADX is technical analysis indicator used to discern if a market is trending or not trending. BHP Billiton Plc , together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide.
Al-Mazbouh was arrested early June at Cairo International Airport as she was on her way to board a flight out of the country. Mazbouh fiercely criticized the way she had been treated, claiming she was "harassed by taxi drivers and men in the street".
Tropical Storm Beryl , downgraded from a category one hurricane, remains on a slow course towards the Lesser Antilles. At noon today, Chris was 594 miles west of Bermuda, with winds of about 46mph and higher gusts.
Last month, a G-7 meeting in Canada turned sour when Trump disparaged allies and refused to sign a joint statement. But Hutchinson, and the USA ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, gave upbeat assessments of the upcoming meetings.
Froome is seeking to defend his title from 12 months ago and become the fifth man to win this Grand Tour five times. He had more than enough to hold off Sagan and don the iconic yellow jersey at the end of a dramatic first day.
Brazil midfielder Paulinho has left Barcelona to rejoin his former club Guangzhou Evergrande , the Chinese club have announced. Barcelona midfielder Paulinho has confirmed he has an offer to return to the Chinese Super League .
The Washington Examiner reported Sunday that Gadot dropped by the Inova Children's Hospital in Annandale, Va. Out of the several films tied into the DCEU, Wonder Woman has been the most praised, by far.
It is estimated that the plan will cost 16.99 United States dollars per month, given the way Netflix does its current pricing. This is around €8-11 higher than the company's basic offering and €3-6 higher than the company's current top tier package.
Ford Says No Plans for Now to Hike China Prices
For now Ford says it will not increase its manufacturer's suggested retail price or MSRP, for its lineup of cars sent to China. Past year the brand sold 54,124 vehicles in China, the world's largest auto market, up 66 percent from 2016.
Britain's Gove says Brexit plan is a realistic compromise
Brexiteers in the ruling Conservative Party expressed concern at the deal, while those favouring a "soft Brexit" expressed relief. Prime Minister Theresa May and her cabinet begin discussions about the government's Brexit plans at Chequers on July 6, 2018.
Four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes first steps
Video of a precious, incredible little girl has gone viral, all because of her wonderful courage and determination to walk. Heartwarming video has emerged showing the moment a little girl with cerebral palsy walked for the first time.
Hunters died in Sibuya Game Reserve
Poaching is a major issue on the Eastern Cape with nine rhinos killed by illegal hunters on reserves this year. Someone had sawn off their heads and paws-body parts used in traditional medicine, like rhino horn.