DIVERS REACH FURTHER INTO THAI CAVE WHERE BOYS ARE TRAPPED

DIVERS REACHED THE SAME SPOT EARLIER IN THE WEEK BUT WERE FORCED BACK BY RUSHING FLOODWATERS.

RESCUE DIVERS REACHED SEVERAL KILOMETRES INSIDE A FLOODED CAVE IN NORTHERN THAILAND AS THE SEARCH FOR 12 TRAPPED BOYS AND THEIR FOOTBALL COACH ENTERED ITS SEVENTH DAY.

Another chimney was discovered nearby and helicopters carrying food, water and medical supplies were dispatched to the area.
Teams of foreign experts from the US, Australia, China and Japan have descended on the remote mountainous site to join some 1,000 Thai rescuers.
The dramatic week-long rescue has galvanised the nation and prompted emotional outpourings online from well-wishers praying for their safe return.

Rescue divers reached several kilometres inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand as the search for 12 trapped boys and their football coach entered its seventh day. There was still no contact with the boys, aged 11 to 16,...

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