The regional governor said that after nine days of being missing in caves in Thailand, all 12 boys and their football coach were found alive.
“We found them safe. But the operation isn’t over,” he added.
The governor confirmed that all 13 of them are safe after a large-scale search in the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai.
After entering the Tham Luang Nang Non cave on June 23, boys aged 11 to 16 and their 25-year-old coach disappeared by being trapped in a flood.
Rescuers hope they would find safety from the flooding on the mound in a chamber.
The plight of the group plagued the country and sparked support.
The rising waters have hindered the divers’ search.
Doctors say that these boys lived for days without food, but they depended largely on whether they found water clean enough to drink.
Who are the group?
The 12 boys are all team members of the football team named the Moo Pa or Wild Boar.
Their 25-year-old coach, Ekkapol Janthawong. Who was taking all the boys on a day trip, Including the same cave they went to two years ago.