Thailand Cave Rescue: First of the trapped boys emerge

The best news to wake up to this morning. The boys are being rescued out of a Thailand cave. Be with them, Lord. Let everyone make it out alive.

Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN)Four boys who have been trapped inside a Thai cave for 15 days have been rescued, as authorities race against time to free the remaining members of the group.

Confirmation of the initial rescue was posted on the Thai Navy SEAL official Facebook page late Sunday.
The boys emerged approximately nine hours after a team of five Thai Navy SEALs and 13 international cave diving experts entered the cave to begin the treacherous attempt to accompany the boys one by one through the flooded, narrow tunnels

An ambulance leaves the Tham Luang cave area after divers evacuated some of the 12 boys trapped with their coach for 15 days.

Families of the boys have been waiting for hours for news since authorities announced the rescue attempt would commence at 10 a.m local time Sunday, as storm clouds threatened to dump more water on the flooded caverns, undoing efforts to drain them.

LIVE: Thai Cave Rescue

“Today is D-day,” Chiang Rai’s Governor Narongsak Osotthanakorn declared earlier in the day.

Previously, the entire round trip was thought to take roughly 11 hours to complete, but efforts to drain the tunnels of flood water appear to have shortened the journey time.

Twelve boys — aged between 11 and 16 — and their coach, were discovered by two British divers on July 2, nine days after they disappeared during an outing in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex, in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand.

Those still inside the cave are perched on a small muddy ledge four kilometers (2.5 miles) inside the cave, surrounded by flood water and with a limited supply of oxygen.

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  6. These sweet precious boys are outta that cave and soon to be back at home with their families. God is good. Prayers for the family of the Navy Seal who died trying to help. May his soul rest in peace.

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  9. #ThaiNavySEALS SALUTE! #ThailandCaveRescue

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  10. HEROES! SALUTE! #ThailandCaveRescue

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  14. All 12 boys and their coach have been rescued from the cave in Thailand. Thank you, God!

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  15. rikyrah says:

    They are all out!!!🙌🙌👏👏👏

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  16. rikyrah says:

    They are up to ELEVEN.
    Please Lord, just two more.🙏🙏

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  26. #ThailandCaveRescue Thailand and the international world is putting Trump to shame and showing how it’s done. They’re working with all of their might to rescue little boys trapped in a cave and he’s putting immigrant children in a cage. SHAMEFUL!

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  31. May Saman Gunan’s soul RIP. Thank you for your sacrifice and service to humanity.

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  32. Please help the remaining 5 to get out, Lord.

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  36. Thank you God for your mercy………….

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  37. rikyrah says:

    Seven out so far
    Continue the prayers

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  39. Trump is so disgusting

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  43. I’m so nervous. Just want to hear all is well and they’ve been rescued

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  44. God bless!❤️❤️❤️

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  46. Has another one been rescued and on the way to hospital? I pray it’s so.

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  50. Thank you! I don’t wanna hear his mouth!

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  52. Hold the rain back, Lord!

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  58. Ametia says:

    This was a DIVINE rescue of these boys.

    GOD is MIERCIFUL.

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  59. rikyrah says:

    Prayers for everyone involved in this rescue.

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  74. God is so good. Thank you, God!

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  85. So wonderful to hear this good news! God bless these boys and their awesome rescuers. Not all heroes wear capes!

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