Soccer Coach's Training as Buddhist Monk Helps Get Thai Boys in Cave

International teams join forces to bring the young Wild Boars home

The rescued boys were airlifted to the Chiagrai Prachanukroh Hospital in Chiang Rai after initial treatment at a field hospital near the caves, and the four boys rescued Sunday were said to be "in good condition". Four of the trapped Thai cave boys were rescued over the weekend, and on Monday, four more were transported to the hospital.

"One of the things we have learned from previous research is that how young people are before they undergo an extreme experience like this is often a reasonably good predictor of how they will do later on after the event".

Now just four of the youngsters and their coach remain in the hellish Tham Luang cave, in northern Thailand.

The rescue of the first four boys - whose soccer team is known as the Wild Boars - brought cheers and optimism on Sunday, bolstering hopes that more of the boys can survive a complicated and hours-long process that includes the use of multiple divers and a system of air tanks stashed along the escape route.

But the chances of monsoon rains sending torrents of water into the cave and making the rescue effort too risky is never far from the minds of everyone involved in the operation.

So far, four boys out of the 12 trapped are confirmed to have been rescued from the cave.

Look inside the Tham Luang Cave area in northern Chiang Rai province of Thailand to see the hard task of saving the trapped 12 boys and their football coach.

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Last week, Musk sent engineers from two of his companies, SpaceX and Boring Co., to assist Thai officials in the rescue effort, which comprises a large team of worldwide diving, engineering and medical experts, among other professionals. Seven Britons chaperoned the boys through the treacherous tunnels as part of a team that included 18 worldwide cave divers and five elite Thai navy SEALS.

The five people still stuck in Tham Luang cave have also been assessed as healthy by a doctor, who journeyed three kilometres through the cave complex to reach them.

In a race against time amid a heavy downpour, experts concluded their original plan to swim the boys out was the best option.

"If Phra Pirun helps us, we might be able to do it very quickly", Narongsak said, again invoking the god of rain, who is widely revered in Thailand.

"We have more operating personnel". "If we bring five we have to change the plan".

The death of military diver Saman Kunan on Friday underscored the huge risks the boys face.

Yesterday afternoon public health inspector Dr Thongchai Lertwilairattanapong said the parents of the latest foursome would be allowed to see their children in the evening but added: 'Visitors will only be allowed to meet and talk to the patients but no hugging or touching - and they need to leave a one to two-metre distance'. He had said fresh air tanks needed to be laid along the underwater route.

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