British divers not heroes, just relieved, after rescue

Some of the boys wave from their hospital beds

Rescuers are sent inside Tham Luang Nang Non cave to continue the rescue after the 12 boys and their soccer coach have been found alive in the cave where they've been missing for over a week after monsoon rains blocked the main entrance on July 03, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

All members of the Wild Boards soccer team were transported by ambulance and helicopter to a hospital in the Thailand province of Chiang Rai, where they will remain until given the all clear from medical professionals.

Mr Jewell said: "The diving conditions were extremely challenging, there was poor visibility and responsibility for another human being's life".

Said the SEAL Navy commander: "It was hard but we had to keep fighting".

'The most important thing to have was a full face mask which had been applied inside with positive pressure to enable them to breathe and to be relaxed enough so not to feel any anxiety during the process, ' he said.

We're just very happy that the boys are out and safe.

An global team of cave divers and Thai navy SEALs extracted the 12 boys and coach in a high-risk, three-day mission that concluded Tuesday.

The hospital in northern Thailand where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are quarantined said Friday they are basically healthy, aside from some minor infections.

The rescue took more than two weeks.

McGregor gifted statue of himself for 30th birthday
Aspencrow admitted he had neither met nor spoken to McGregor directly, communicating instead via one of the fighter's friends. Without bus, without other things, we just have to fight but I don't think the UFC can make the decision about this fight.

Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys dinner on holiday with family and friends
The marketing leverage that Juventus will be able to create will be significant. I did it in England, I did it in Spain, I'm going to do it in Italy.

Antoine Griezmann Has Perfect Response To Thibaut Courtois' Salty Comments
He scored a penalty in a 2-1 home defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano after failing to net in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. There was a definite case of sour grapes for Belgium following their semi-final exit to France in the World Cup .

John Volanthen said he's just relieved the boys are all alive, and praised the collective effort of the global contingent of rescuers.

With them are six Australian Federal Police cave divers, one Defence diver and a support crew who have been described as integral to the rescue operation.

He denied he was a hero and said he was using a "very unique skill set" to "give something back to the community".

But Mr Volanthen dismissed the idea, adding: "We are not heroes". We're very relieved that they're all alive.

There's been talk of awarding Volanthen and Stanton with the George Cross, the highest civilian award in the United Kingdom for acts of heroism. The boys are being quarantined while they recover from their ordeal.

Dr Harris is home to be with his family after his 88-year-old father tragically died just hours after the successful completion of the rescue.

The twelfth boy and the coach were freed from the complex late Tuesday, after a complicated three-day operation to extricate the boys, who became trapped on June 23 when rising flood water cut off the exit, deep inside the cave.

The IT tech said that the divers were not heroes and directed attention to the rest of his team and the Thai Navy Seals.

Related News:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta dates announced

    As detailed by Activision, the Private Multiplayer Beta will offer six maps, two of which will be making their first appearance. PC players who pre-order can start playing the "early access" beta August 10th, starting at 10:00 PT.
    Can prove in court whats written in book, says Reham

    Can prove in court whats written in book, says Reham

    Reham writes that he also told her about a liasion with a Bollywood star of the 1970s, and claimed that she became very "clingy". Mr Imran said nations were destroyed when they lost moral values and sent robbers to assemblies instead of prisons.
    Downton Abbey film (finally) confirmed

    Downton Abbey film (finally) confirmed

    They all lived together in an Edwardian English country home at the turn of the 20th Century. Three years after going off the air, Downton Abbey is coming back as a movie.
  • Jabari Parker Reportedly Would Like To Play For The Bulls

    Maybe the Milwaukee Bucks chose to give Parker a sizable deal, or maybe another team will swoop in and pay the 25-year-old wing. Parker is now a restricted free agent and the Bucks have extended him the one-year qualifying offer of $4.3 million.

    Xherdan Shaqiri Set For Liverpool Medical As Deal Agreed With Stoke City

    Matt Le Tissier isn't fully convinced by Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri , as he reportedly edges closer to joining Liverpool . Speaking after the announcement of the signing, Klopp described the move for the winger as a "no-brainer" for Liverpool .
    John Isner, Kevin Anderson in Wimbledon epic

    John Isner, Kevin Anderson in Wimbledon epic

    That didn't happen through the first 12 games of the last set, with each player holding serve to reach 6-all. John Isner has won the second set against Kevin Anderson 7-6 (5) to level their Wimbledon semifinal at 1-1.
  • Kate Middleton Is Just Like Mom Carole In This Sense

    Kate Middleton Is Just Like Mom Carole In This Sense

    Middleton has definitely found her signature piece, proving one can wear a tried-and-true staple over and over again. Kate Middleton looked stunning when she attended Prince Louis' christening in a white Alexander McQueen dress coat.
    There's Just One Blockbuster Video Left in the Entire Country

    There's Just One Blockbuster Video Left in the Entire Country

    He added that his team had explained to people involved with Oliver's show that the stores would probably not be open much longer. Blockbuster gave in and declared bankruptcy in 2010, and its remaining 1,700 stores were bought by Dish Network in 2011.
    China trade surplus with USA  hits record high in June

    China trade surplus with USA hits record high in June

    The dispute has jolted global financial markets, raising worries a full-scale trade war could derail the world economy. Last week, the United States and China introduced tariffs of 25 percent on $34 billion of each other's exports.
  • Netflix top of the heap as platform leads networks with Emmy nominations

    Netflix top of the heap as platform leads networks with Emmy nominations

    Leading the nominations in totals by platform were Netflix (112), leapfrogging last year's leader HBO , which scored 108. We're particularly excited for Coster-Waldau, since this is his first time in Emmy contention.
    First Look at Millie Bobby Brown in ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’

    First Look at Millie Bobby Brown in ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the long awaited sequel to 2014's Godzilla . It is now in production and scheduled for release on March 22, 2019.
    British police confirm source of Novichok poisoning

    British police confirm source of Novichok poisoning

    They are working on the theory that Mr Rowley and Ms Sturgess found a discarded batch, which then contaminated them. The samples will be analysed at "highly reputable worldwide laboratories designated by the OPCW", a spokesman said.


Most liked

First Pokemon Funko Pop, Pikachu, Announced as Target Exclusive
That's primarily Pikachu or Eevee , both of which can be either male or female and can be customized with adorable outfits. Along with a new trailer , the company revealed that some monsters will only be available in each version.

A fresh new paint job for Air Force One may be underway
" Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion". Harry Truman left behind Roosevelt's nondescript "Sacred Cow" for the eye-catching "Independence", painted as an eagle.

Chelsea confirm Antonio Conte's sacking with terse statement
Sarri's arrival will end the managerial turmoil at the club and there is expected to be a late push to bring in new faces. Conte's relationship with Chelsea's hierarchy was strained after disagreements over their transfer policy last season.

Dwayne Johnson Tells Stephen Colbert He's 'Absolutely' Considering A Presidential Run
The actor continued that gaze into Colbert's eyes as he sang a Samoan song, which you can see in the video above. Just don't think this means Johnson was never serious about running for president in the first place.

JUST IN: Chelsea Sack Conte, Appoints Sarri As New Manager
They defeated Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup Final in May, winning the competition for the eighth time. Chelsea have sacked Italian Antonio Conte as manager, media in Britain and Italy reported on Thursday.

Israel announces unmanned moon mission for later this year
Only Russia, China and the United States have managed to conquer the Moon and wave their flag on Earth's lone natural satellite's. The Israeli craft will be the smallest to land on the moon, weighing only 1,322 pounds or 600 kilograms.

Aston Martin is Debuting a Radical V-8-powered Cygnet at Goodwood
To accommodate the big powertrain, the model features a new front bulkhead and transmission tunnel made from sheet metal. Fewer than 150 units were sold in the United Kingdom , putting Aston Martin well below its goal of 4,000 per year.

Brazil Great Ronaldo Expected More From Neymar
An online forum had claimed that Real Madrid had sent emissaries to Neymar's father to convince his son to come to Real. It comes after Real denied earlier this month they had agreed a deal to sign PSG and France forward Kylian Mbappe.

IS claims election rally bombing in Pakistan
The nature of the attack was not known and police and intelligence agencies were trying of figure out if it was a suicide bombing. The second explosion was in southwestern Baluchistan province, that killed 65 people and critically wounded the candidate.

Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in record-breaking semi-final
Those named Kevin Anderson are being offered a free "victory feast" for them and two friends - in honour of his three-set victory. Anderson defeated eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in a 13-11 fifth set in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

NATO Summit: Germany, France reject Trump's budget demands
Canada's defence spending was estimated at 1.36 per cent of GDP in 2017 and is only expected to rise to 1.4 per cent by 2024. Only eight countries will hit the bar this year, and seven more have unveiled roadmaps to meet goal on time .

Maryland insurers say Trump Administration to cut health payments destabilizes market
Federal law requires insurers to pay into the pool, but the money is from the companies, not the federal government. This introduces uncertainty into the ACA markets just as insurers are deciding next year's rates.

Global Innovation Index: Kenya ranks 3rd in Sub-Saharan Africa
If only measuring the Innovation Input Sub-Index the Philippines landed the 8th spot out of 30 lower-middle income economies this year.

Shouting, Insults As FBI Agent Faces Angry Republicans
But the report said it found no evidence of political bias in the FBI's decision to not pursue criminal charges against Clinton. Goodlatte told Alisyn Camerota on CNN's "New Day" Thursday morning that Page had agreed to an interview Friday .

Rays suspend Papa John's pizza promotion
The Royals said they were going to "reassess" their relationship with the company during the all-star break, according to KCTV . Schnatter were negatively impacted, including by social media or otherwise", it said in 2017 annual filing.