Elon Musk's Mini-Submarine Sits Out of Thai Cave Rescue Effort

Minister of Department of Health in Thailand give reporters a tour of the hospital in Chiang Rai where the boys rescued from a flooded jungle cave are being treated

Thailand Ministry of Public Health

Dr Harris was specifically identified by British divers and requested by the "highest levels" of the Thai government to join the rescue, according to the Australian government.

"They are not only the kids of Chiang Rai or the kids of Thailand", she said in English. "All the 13 Wild Boars are now out of the cave", Thai Navy SEALs posted on Facebook, referring to the football team name. To ensure they wouldn't panic, crews reportedly gave the boys anti-anxiety medication while their coach taught them meditation practices.

The Thai SEALs and elite foreign divers extracted the final batch of four boys, plus the 25-year-old coach, on Tuesday afternoon via a perilous escape route that required them to squeeze through narrow, water-filled tunnels.

For now the boys were in isolation to try to keep them safe from infections by outsiders.

On Monday, family members told CNN officials hadn't revealed which children had been rescued and who was still inside the cave Families had vowed to wait at the cave entrance until all of the boys, and their coach, were taken out.

Rescuers worked in three stages, rescuing the first group of four boys in a total of nine hours on Sunday.

"On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the Thai Navy SEALs and all on the successful rescue of the 12 boys and their coach from the treacherous cave in Thailand", he tweeted.

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The global soccer federation, FIFA, had already invited the boys to attend the World Cup final in Russia this Sunday.

The rescued were finally carried out on stretchers from the second chamber, wearing surgical masks to ward off germs, and sunglasses due to their new sensitivity to light, the Thai military sources said.

Another four boys were rescued Monday.

"When I saw the diver and the kid on the horizon, I still didn't know if it was a casualty or if it was a kid so I was very scared", said Ivan Karadzic, one of the rescuers inside the cave.

"I'm very proud to play a small part in the success". "In a world where we sometimes honour people for the most meaningless reasons, surely it's time we recognised a real-life hero like Richard Harris". All the 13 Wild Boars are now out of the cave.

Health officials have also previously said the boys would get a mental health evaluation, to address any problems caused by their ordeal. The food had been cooked in the camp right outside the mouth of the cave, but the boys could only nibble on the rice because they'd grown so weak, the Thai military sources said.

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has thanked people involved in the rescue of the 12 boys and coach trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks. They were immediately sent for a medical examination, but there has been no news about their condition. Musk had proposed possible technological solutions for extracting the boys while they were trapped and travelled to Thailand this week.

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