A diver died during the rescue of children from waterlogged caves in Thailand


Photo: Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters

One of the rescuers-divers died after delivering oxygen cylinders teenagers stuck in a waterlogged cave in Thailand. On the way back he lost consciousness, attempts to revive him failed, according to Thai newspaper Khaosod.

38-year-old former marine Saman Gunan volunteered to participate in rescue operations voluntarily.

The oxygen level in part of the cave, which was stuck teenagers has become a concern for rescuers. Divers are preparing to reach out to adolescents, an extra air hose.

Earlier, Russia offered assistance in the rescue of the students.

A group of boys from 11 to 16 years male 25 years — students and football coach was four kilometers from the entrance to the cave in Chiang Mai province in the North of the country. They went into the cave, when it was dry, but soon after they were inside, the rain has gone, the entrance was flooded and blocked by rocks. Operation on their search lasted for 10 days. July 3 reported that they will have to sit in the trap until September or October of this year, the end of the rainy season.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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