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Thai officials report first boys rescued from caves in northern Thailand

Jul 8, 2018, 6:45 AM | Updated: 9:32 am

The first boys have been taken out of a cave in northern Thailand where a soccer team and coach have been trapped for two weeks. Thai officials say they have rescued four of the 13 trapped in the cave. That leaves 9 to still be rescued.

Rescuers are taking a break to replenish supplies. Officials report they need 10-20 hours to recuperate.

The rescue operation is ongoing and could take up to four days.

This story will be updated as the mission progresses.

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Thai officials report first boys rescued from caves in northern Thailand