Divers go in to save all remaining Thai boys trapped in cave

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Broadcaster ABC said it was Harris who decided in what order they should leave, in an operation that culminated in joy on Tuesday when Thailand's Navy SEALs declared the whole team was safely out, 18 days after the ordeal began.

Importantly, as of the time of this writing, eight of the 13 trapped people have already been saved by the heroic actions of rescue divers and support teams.

The first group of four evacuated on Sunday are aged between 14 and 16 and the second group rescued on Monday are aged between 12 and 14.

A rescue official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP the timings of Tuesday's dives were not yet set.

Harris played a pivotal role in the rescue effort, positioned on the muddy bank in the cave with the boys and their coach, assessing their fitness for the perilous journey back to the outside.

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Rescue organizers said they need 20 hours to replan and replenish oxygen supplies, with the next rescue mission expected to come some time on Tuesday afternoon, weather permitting.

"We expect that everybody will be out today, the children and coach and everybody will be out today", Osatanakorn told reporters.

Divers from Thailand and overseas, including the United States, China, Europe, and Australia have helped retrieve the boys, who are between the ages of 11-16.

Experts warned that drinking contaminated water or otherwise being exposed to bird or bat droppings in the cave could lead to unsafe infections.

Jedsada said the group had been given x-rays and blood tests, adding that the two who presented suspected symptoms of pneumonia were "in a normal state". However, scattered monsoon rains continued to risk percolating through the limestone cave walls to flood the tunnels with fast-flowing water.

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On Twitter, Musk has mused about potential inventions that could help the trapped soccer team, including a miniature submarine made from part of a SpaceX rocket. The first rescue mission of the soccer team commenced on Sunday, July 8.

Eight boys have so far been rescued from the cave, four on Sunday and another four on Monday.

Police and military personnel use umbrellas to shield a rescued boy beng transferred on a stretcher from a helicopter to an ambulance after he emerged from the Tham Luang cave.

American engineer arrived in Thailand, where the operation to rescue the children from the cave.

He wrote in a tweet posted this morning: "Mini-sub is ready if needed".

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Officials involved in the rescue of the soccer team from the Tham Luang cave complex have politely declined to deploy the submarine brought over by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to assist with the extraction of the kids. "Leaving here in case it may be useful in the future".

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