One rescuer dead, teams stuck on how to bring out Thailand’s trapped boys

A relative of the 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in the Tham Luang cave complex cries while listening to a news conference about the death of a Thai rescue diver after he fell unconscious during part of an operation, near the cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – A Thai rescuer died during an operation to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave complex, the latest setback for a mission fraught with danger as rescue teams brace for more rain that could delay their work. Samarn Poonan, a former member of Thailand’s elite […]

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