Four boys rescued from Tham Luang caves in northern Thailand by divers last night. Follow for live updates
- Full story: Four of the 12 boys freed in day of drama
Here is a transcript of the press conference last night at which Narongsak Osatanakorn, the head of the joint command centre coordinating the rescue, announced that four boys had been brought out of the cave.
Today was the best situation – in terms of kids’ health, water and our rescue readiness.
Four have been [brought] out from the cave site, four have been rescued. We consider that a great success.
p class=”block-time published-time”>
After weeks of uncertainty and anxiety, Thailand’s English language newspapers were finally able to carry some good news on their front pages.
The Bangkok Post led with “For boys out safely” and had an infographic showing how the boys were escorted from the cave by buddy divers.
First look at this morning’s newspapers in #Thailand (Monday 9 July 2018)
Bangkok Post – Four boys out safely
The Nation – Boys emerge from cave