Photo: Royal Thai Navy / AP
The headquarters of the rescue operation to save children from submerged caves in Thailand abandoned the plan to rescue the prisoners with the help of divers. About it reports TV channel ABC News.
The reason for this step was the death of combat swimmers of the Navy of the Kingdom. Earlier it was reported that marine Saman Gunan, voluntarily participated in the rescue operation, during the passage of the flooded cave, lost consciousness and died. After that rescuers abandoned the plan to put to each student professional partner-diver.
Also, experts abandoned the plan to build the aerial cable — it is hampered by the narrow passages of the cave.
On the eve of his help in saving the children suggested that billionaire Elon Musk. He was sent to Thailand specialists, two of its companies to explore the complexity of the emergency. Previously, his assistance is also offered EMERCOM of Russia.
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 this year — before the end of the rainy season.
Video, photo All from Russia.