4 July 2018
As the Thai boys trapped in a cave remained in there for the twelfth day, rescuers battled intensifying rain on Wednesday (July 4) to furiously pump water out. Seven members of a Thai navy SEALS unit were staying with the group after their dramatic discovery on an elevated rock late on Monday (July 2) by divers. Officials are thrashing out plans to extract the young soccer team. But the narrow passages and murky waters poses major challenges for the operations.