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* Cave rescue: All 13 out after 17-day ordeal in Thailand
Tue, Jul 10, 2018, 07:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 10 (BBC) Divers in northern Thailand have rescued 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves, 17 days after they got trapped underground. The plight of the group and the dangerous work to free them has gripped the world's attention.

The first of the boys were brought out on Sunday but the last of the group were only freed on Tuesday evening.

They had got stuck deep inside the cave on 23 June after heavy rains caused flooding and cut off their route out.

Aged between about 11 and 17, the members of the Wild Boars football team had entered the cave system in the province of Chiang Rai during an excursion with their coach.

Read More:: BBC (Source)