WATCH: Here's how the Thailand cave rescue might work

2018-07-05 12:11

Freeing the boys from the still-submerged cave complex is expected to be a protracted process, fraught with challenges for a group who are not divers and some of whom are believed to be unable to swim.

With a country glued to the rescue mission, authorities insist they will only move the boys once their safety can be guaranteed, even though monsoon rains are predicted to soon resume.

READ: Rescuers vow to take 'no risks' in evacuation of Thai cave boys

The boys have been trapped since June 23 when they entered the cave after football training.

Areas of the cave remain submerged and navigating claustrophobic passages in murky rushing waters risks panic, even if the boys have ample equipment, expert support and a crash-course in how to dive.

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