Thailand Cave Rescue: Coach and Part of Group May Receive Citizenship

The pumps inside the cave failed shortly after the last boy emerged

AP The pumps inside the cave failed shortly after the last boy emerged

Thirteen foreign divers and five Thai Navy SEALs guided boys and their coach out in a complicated three-day operation that ended on Tuesday.

Yes, our Indian team was the one which offered technical expertisde in fluid management through Kirloskar Brothers Limited branch in Thailand.

An Australian doctor who looked after a young Thai football team during their harrowing cave ordeal emerged from the flooded underground complex to the sad news that his own father had died.

Four boys were rescued Sunday, and another four were guided to safety on Monday.

It's rumoured that director Jon M Chu will be helming the project, but many on social media have suggested the film could focus more on the white, global characters, rather than the locals at the centre of the story. Moreover, Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha confirmed the boys were given the drug "to make them not excited, not stressed", according to the Daily Mail. It is still undecided whether they will be open all year round given the perils of monsoon season.

Derek Anderson, a 32-year-old rescue specialist with the US Air Force based in Okinawa, Japan, said the dozen boys and their coach were "incredibly resilient".

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"It is with great sadness that I confirm that Harry's dad passed away last night a short time after the successful rescue operation in Thailand", said Andrew Pearce, head of clinical services at SAAS MedSTAR, where Harris works.

United States media quoted the company as saying the film would be directed by Jon M Chu.

Concerns are already being raised on social media that the movie could be "white-washed", focusing more on the worldwide characters while downplaying the role of Thais.

Chu responded on Twitter saying "no way." . Thongchai said the hospital also provided mental care and consultations although they all appeared to have no stress nor worries over what happened.

"There's a lovely story about human beings saving other human beings. So anyone thinking about the story better approach it right & respectfully". The process to grant citizenship is a long one but it could become easier for the group after all the attention they have received during the rescue operation.

Another British diver involved in the rescue, Jason Mallinson, 50, shared Volanthen and Stanon's sentiments. They were found 10 days later, huddled on a small, dry shelf just above the water, and divers and other worldwide rescuers plotted the complex mission to rescue the team before more rain came.

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