Thailand Cave Rescuer Dies From Lack Of Oxygen
July 6, 2018 | Asia Pacific, World
July 6, 2018 – Thai authorities say a former navy SEAL working to rescue boys trapped in cave has died from lack of oxygen.
SEAL commander Arpakorn Yookongkaew said in a news conference earlier this morning that the rescuer was working in a volunteer capacity and died during an overnight mission in which he was placing oxygen canisters.
Thai authorities are racing to pump out water from a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23.