Which countries helped the Thai cave rescue?
Countries including Australia, Britain, China, Israel, and the United States begin providing resources and helping out in the rescue. Three expert cave divers from the UK and a team of 30 divers from the US military’s Indo-Pacific Command begin working with the Thai Navy SEALS.
How did the Thai soccer team get rescued?
The boys’ search and rescue stole the global spotlight, as an international group of cave diving experts, led by the Thai Navy Seals, raced to evacuate them. British divers discovered the group about 2.5 miles inside the cave on July 2, 2018.
How many divers died in the Thai cave rescue?
Tham Luang cave rescue
|Rescue personnel and equipment at the cave entrance|
|Date||23 June – 10 July 2018 (18 days)|
|Deaths||Saman Kunan, rescue diver and Thai Navy Seal Beirut Pakbara, rescue diver and Thai Navy Seal|
|Non-fatal injuries||Minor scrapes and cuts, mild rashes, lung inflammation|
Who saved the Thai soccer team?
Coach Ekkapol Chantawong
While the 25-year-old coach of the soccer team had apologized for allowing the boys to wander into the cave, he is also credited with helping keep them alive during their 17-day ordeal.
How much did the Thai cave rescue cost?
At a cost of over $500,000, the money could have been allocated to other sources which could have without a doubt saved more lives. In particular, over 100 lives could have been saved in Africa with this funding.
Will there be a movie about the Thai cave rescue?
The Cave (known in Thai as Nang Non, นางนอน) is a 2019 Thai action-drama film about the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, written and directed by Tom Waller and co-produced by Waller and Allen Liu.
The Cave (2019 Thai film)
|Running time||104 minutes|
|Languages||Thai English Chinese|