10 Jul '18, 4pm

'We've done what others thought impossible': Head of Thai cave rescue operation

CHIANG RAI, Thailand: The applause was rapturous as the man who led one of the world’s toughest rescue operations emerged. "We've done what others thought was impossible for the first time in the world," declared Narongsak Osottanakorn, the chief of a rescue mission to save 12 boys and their football coach in a flooded labyrinth of the Tham Luang cave complex north of Thailand. Advertisement “This is our pride – a mission possible for Thailand.” The operation is historic. Not many people thought it would ever be completed when the world found out about the 13 survivors from the Wild Boar Academy football team, who were trapped deep inside the waterlogged cave network. To get them out , they would have to dive for 1.7km in darkness through narrow, rocky and winding passages underground. None of the boys - aged from 11 to 16 - knew how to dive and neither did their coach. Bu...

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