Thailand rejoices after 12 young boys and their soccer coach found alive after 9 days missing

After nine days missing in caves in Thailand, all 12 boys and their football coach have been found alive. It was confirmed Narongsak Osottanakorn after a mammoth search operation in the Tham Luang caves in Chiang Rai. 

"Thai Navy Seals have found all 13 with signs of life," Narongsak Osottanakorn, the governor of the Chiang Rai province told reporters. 



The challenge for the rescuers now is on how they will going to extract the thirteen safely, with rising waters and muddy terrain. The first priority is to get them out and give them medical treatment and food to rebuild their strength. Around 1000 rescuers, including international volunteers had established a camp near the mouth of the cave.

The rescue operation had reach international attention and Thailand as people across the region collectively prayed for a miracle search of the 12 boys and their soccer coach. 

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