The Tham Luang cave has delivered its miracle, with all 13 members of the Wild Boar soccer team making it to safety in one of the most inspiring rescue missions the world has witnessed.
According to multiple reports from insiders, all members of the team have successfully swum through flooded passages and are now either out of the cave system or currently making their way.
The last remaining boys began emerging from the cave about 5pm Perth time.
The ninth and tenth boys emerged from the cave within minutes of each other and were carried on stretchers to waiting ambulances before being transferred to hospital.
They were followed by their last remaining teammate before the team’s soccer coach made it to a last staging area about 7.05pm Perth time, ending the team’s underground ordeal.
Earlier, Governor Narongsak Osotthanakorn said 19 divers were taking part in the final extraction.
“We hope that today we can bring out the four, plus one,” said Governor Narongsak Osotthanakorn, referring to coach Ekkapon Chantawongse.
Thai Navy SEALs appeared to be in good spirits, posting on Facebook they were looking forward to celebrating success.
“Today is 10 July 2018. It will be longer than previous ones. We will celebrate together finally,” they wrote.
The eight boys brought out by divers over the previous two days are in “high spirits” and have strong immune systems because they are soccer players, a senior health official said. Doctors were being cautious because of the infection risk and were isolating the boys in the hospital.