Aussie doctor's accent 'relaxed' trapped Thai boys

Sergio Cunningham
July 13, 2018

Thai navy SEALs posted a almost six-minute video on their Facebook page that shows rescue workers pass along green stretchers in which the boys were being transported.

Pure Flix Entertainment's managing partner Michael Scott and co-producer Adam Smith went to the rescue site to conduct an interview for a separate film project they are working on, which revolves around the two British divers who found the trapped Thai soccer team inside the cave.

Having completed this section, the boys were then handed over to separate, specialist rescue teams, who helped them through the remainder of the cave, much of which they could wade through.

The world held its breath over the three days it took to retrieve the Wild Boars.

Each of the boys lost weight while stranded in the cave and will be kept in Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital for a week before going home, a public health official said.

Now, the boys are in the hospital where new video shows them sitting up in their beds.

The extraordinary operation to save the boys came to an end on Tuesday, when the Thai Navy SEAL rescuers and a doctor followed the last four boys and their coach out of the cave complex.

He added that it's important for the boys to stay connected throughout life because they're each one of only 13 people who went through a unique nightmare.

Dr Harris decided the order in which the boys could leave the cave, after conducting health assessments determining who needed to leave most urgently.

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Party officials say the police have started a crackdown against them, detaining hundreds of workers in the early hours on Friday. The PML-N supremo further said he would render the sacrifice for the future generations of the country.

The remaining team members waited for news that the rescue had succeeded before returning to training on Thursday evening, on a field where they are eager to see their friends again soon.

"While they were inside the cave it rained, water flowed in and everyone took off", Banpot said.

When the Wild Boars football team was located deep inside the cave, after being missing for a week, the Adelaide anaesthetist abandoned his holiday in Thailand and volunteered to help.

The boys, aged 11 to 16, had to dive for part of their journey out before they were put on green plastic toboggan-like stretchers and carried, at times through steep, rocky tunnels, with ropes strung overhead.

A former member of Thailand's navy SEAL unit died during a mission in the cave on Friday. It was nice to be a part of that and I would do it again given the option.

"Amazing news that all of the Thai kids are out of the cave safely", Walker said.

Schnauer said they got about five minutes notice when a boy was near the cavern, and everybody would get tense in anticipation. A movie about the Thai rescue could be made for less, Medavoy said, because filming in Thailand is cheaper. "This is what we have been racing against since day one".

Without him "this mission may not have succeeded", the Thai rescue chief, Narongsak Osottanakorn, told reporters late Wednesday.

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