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American businessman Elon Musk sent on Friday, July 6, to Thailand specialists, two of its companies to aid in the rescue of schoolchildren from the flooded cave. This was written in Twitter.
“Engineers of SpaceX and Boring Co will leave for Thailand tomorrow to see if we can be helpful to the government. Probably, there are many difficulties, which are difficult to assess without being on the spot”, — stated in the message.
To owner with a request for help has turned Twitter users. Then the employees of his company SpaceX has decided to directly contact the authorities of Thailand.
Then Musk announced that his company drill Boring Co has an improved radar and considerable experience. In addition, he considered the possibility of sending to the cave of high power rechargeable batteries Powerwall, produced by Tesla Motors. It was noted that they may be necessary for the operation of pumps, pump water from the cave.
A group of boys from 11 to 16 years and a football coach walked 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. People found alive four kilometers from the entrance to the cave.
On 6 July it became known that one of the rescuers-divers have died after brought oxygen bottles stuck teenagers. He lost consciousness on the way back. It was noted that the level of oxygen in part of the cave with the children became a concern for rescuers. Divers are preparing to reach out to adolescents, an extra air hose.
It was previously reported that they will have to sit in the trap until September or October, the end of the rainy season. At the same time, according to local rescuers, children must bring to the surface, until the second wave of flooding.
Help in saving students was also proposed by Russia.
Video, photo All from Russia.