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Thai cave rescue will take 2-3 days to complete

  • Published at 02:01 pm July 8th, 2018
  • Last updated at 03:03 pm July 8th, 2018
Soldiers and volunteers at the mouth of Tham Luang cave in Thailand are working under intense deadlines to rescue the trapped football team and their coach AFP

The boys, aged from 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were found dishevelled and hungry by British cave diving specialists nine days after they ventured in

An effort to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave that began on Sunday will take two to three days to complete, one of the operation leaders said. 

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"The time duration is... about two to three days, which depends on other factors like the weather," Major General Chalongchai Chaiyakorn, an army commander, told reporters.