Rescuers who freed Wild Boars team from Tham Luang cave tell of dangers that included heavy rain and low oxygen

The 12 boys whose rescue from a cave in northern Thailand this week captivated the world, have had a tearful reunion with their parents as it was revealed just how close the mission came to disaster.

Footage released by Thai authorities on Wednesday evening showed the 12 children and Ekkapol Chantawong, the 25-year-old football coach trapped with them, in hospital beds wearing surgical masks, clasping their palms in gratitude to the camera.

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The Guardian

www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jul/11/thai-cave-rescue-navy-seals-say-mission-came-close-to-disaster
Thai cave rescue: Navy Seals say mission came ‘close to disaster’

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