Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates
Thai navy SEALs confirm sucessful end of rescue operation All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a Thai cave after an 18 day ordeal, the Thai Navy SEALs said in a Facebook post, adding they were "safe".
"All 12 'Wild Boars' and coach have been extracted from the cave," the post said, adding "all are safe" and signing off with a simple "Hooyah".
Four divers who stayed with the group were still to emerge, it added.
All of the boys and their coach are reportedly out
Step Vaessen: "Sources telling the whole football team including coach and 3 navy seals and doctor have emerged from the cave!"
According to AP, three ambulances, their lights flashing, have been seen leaving the site of the flooded Thai cave where rescuers are involved in an all-out effort to rescue members of a youth soccer team and their coach trapped deep within.