First Mu Pa members emerge from Tham Luang cave

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Police chatter at the Tham Luang cave suggests that the first two team members have emerged from the cave mouth. The first at 5.40pm and the second one 10 minutes later. They walked out on their own feet. Their successful retrieval bodes well for the other 11 members

The Governor, acting as the official spokesperson, has not confirmed the first two successful rescues.

But the police band radio said that they were being escorted to a medial tent before an evacuation by helicopter. The group are being rescued in pairs.

The 13 Mu Pa football team members have been trapped inside for fourteen days and only discovered last Monday evening.

Repeating that this is not officially confirmed. But we will keep you up to date with anything we know from Chiang Rai.

The Straits Times is reporting that least three boys have been rescued” as Thailand raced against time to get all 12 boys and their football coach out of the Tham Luang cave”

The first boy emerged at 5.37pm while the second followed at 5.50pm, reported Thai news outlet Khaosod. A Thai TV station Spring News tweeted that three boys have been rescued. But no official announcement has been made.

The boys and their coach will receive medical treatment at Chiangrai Prachanukroh hospital for at least 24 hours after they are rescued from the cave, reported Bangkok Post. Their family members will not be allowed to visit them during the first 24 hours. Family visits will be allowed only after their medical check-ups are completed in 48 hours.

The two arrived at the Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital at around 7.30pm Thai time.

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