Tags : Saman Kunan


Tham Luang survivors to be ordained on July 25th

CHIANG RAI, 23rd July 2018 (NNT) – Twelve of the thirteen Tham Luang survivors will become ordained as Buddhist monks on July 25th for nine days to honor His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of the Ninth Reign, and the former Thai Navy Seal, Saman Kunan, who passed away during the rescue […]Read More


Cave boys undergo spirit-boosting rite, make merit for Saman

The 12 young footballers and their assistant coach rescued from Tham Luang Cave underwent a “life-prolonging ritual” at a temple on Thursday morning intended to lift their morale and that of their families. Phra Khruba Saengla Thammasiri, abbot of Wat Phra That Sai Muang in the Myanmar border town of Tachilek, performed the ceremony at […]Read More


Artist to auction sculpture of late Tham Luang Cave diver

NAKHON PATHOM, 12th July 2018 (NNT) – An independent Nakhon Pathom artist has sculpted a likeness of former Thai Navy Seal Saman Kunan to be auctioned off on behalf of his family after he lost his life during the recent operation to save the Moo Pa Academy youth football team stranded in Tham Luang Cave […]Read More


Body of deceased rescuer being airlifted to his hometown

CHONBURI, 7th July 2018 (NNT) – The body of former Thai navy seal Saman Kunan, who died inside Tham Luang Cave during a rescue operation will be taken by air to his hometown Roi Et, today. On Friday, the body was airlifted by a C-130 Hercules military plane to Sattahip Naval Base to receive a […]Read More


Former Navy Seal dies during Tham Luang rescue operation

CHIANG RAI, 6th July 2018, (NNT) – A former Navy Seal has died during the Tham Luang rescue operation, while concern rises over the reducing air supply inside the cave. The Navy Seal unit taking part in the rescue operation delivered news of the unfortunate development at the media briefing on Friday morning. Meanwhile, a […]Read More