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Attempts to extract survivors may begin in next few days

Water pumping near Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai

Water Pumps are used to divert water from lakes that drain the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, in an effort to reduce water levels in the cave during rescue operations. Image: NBT News / Youtube.

Rescue teams will attempt to bring the 13 survivors out of Tham Luang cave in the next few days before the looming fresh monsoon rains flood the cave system again, chief of the rescue operation Narongsak Osotthanakorn said this morning.

He said the water level in the cave, the state of the health of the 12 young footballers and their coach and the weather at the moment are “most conducive” for the rescue operation.

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By Thai PBS