2 more boys brought out of Thai cave, in total 7 rescued- Reports

Last Updated: Jul 09 2018 19:09

On Monday, rescue workers in Thailand brought 2 more people from a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks, apparently taking the total number rescued to seven. 

A Reuters witness near the Tham Luang cave in the northern province of Chiang Rai saw medical personnel carrying two people out of the cave to waiting ambulances on Monday evening.

On Sunday, the rescue operation was launched and four boys were brought out that day. 

According to the officials, they and were in good condition in hospital.

Reuters could not confirm the identity of the two people brought out in the evening and the chief of the rescue mission, Narongsak Osottanakorn, asked about the two, declined to comment, saying a news conference would be held soon.