'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.
They also acknowledged the "vast number" of military and civilian participants who helped in the operation, along with their Australian colleagues.
Kham-oey Promthep, the grandmother of Duangpetch Promthep, the rescued captain of the "Wild Boars", at Tham Luang cave complex, points to a photo of Duangpetch, in Chiang Rai, Thailand July 12, 2018.
The young football team had walked into the cave when it was dry, but heavy rains had quickly caused it to flood, trapping them 3km deep inside the system.
They expected to be in the cave for only an hour when high water was suddenly upon them.
"He was very hungry with such great pain in his stomach that he cried and drank water dripping along cave fissures", she said.
"Initially, of course, excitement, relief that they were still alive".
"The favourable outcome that has been achieved is nearly beyond our imagination when we first became involved in this operation", they said. There was nowhere else to go.
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Wednesday the operation was nothing short of a miracle.
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Leading the nominations in totals by platform were Netflix (112), leapfrogging last year's leader HBO, which scored 108. In a statement, HBO said it was "very pleased" with its nominations and the "wide range" of categories they inhabited.
Dr Harris and Dr Challen spoke out about the gruelling rescue mission for the first time on Thursday, sending a message of thanks for the support they had received.
The Thai Navy SEALs posted a video on Facebook showing the group when they were first found. Becoming a monk at a temple for at least a short period is a way of making merit in Thai Buddhist tradition.
The boys were described as generally being in normal condition in a Chiang Rai hospital, though their levels of recuperation varied because they were removed from the cave over three days. When divers reached them later, they brought additional food, water and blankets.
He told the Mail, "We were extremely fortunate that the outcome was the way it was". It was very cold at night and pitch dark. They had to lie huddled together.
"You hear on the video, John said 'How many?'", Stanton said.
"As they were coming down the slope we were counting them till we got to 13".
"When you see Australians who are modest turn up in these most hard situations around the world and they just do what they believe is the right thing", he said. "And so there was relief tempered with uncertainty".
Thai authorities had contacted the British Cave Rescue Council for help when the boys disappeared.
Derek Anderson, 32, a rescue specialist with the U.S. Air Force based in Okinawa, Japan, told the Mail that crews ensured the boys were "tightly packed" so divers could maintain control and adjust their air supply as needed. "But we didn't mention it because it could affect morale".
He earned six All-Star selections, four Silver Sluggers, and went down in Phillies history as "The Man" thanks to Harry Kalas. He has appeared in three World Series, five National League Championship Series and eight National League Division Series.
His departure has been expected all along but the fans and players alike had been left in a limbo - until now that is. Jorginho , one of Sarri's former players at Napoli , will also join Chelsea after spurning Manchester City.
So it's much easier to deal with than some of the times where I have not been involved in the decisions and had to deal with that. It wasn't a great moment and there's not much I can do about it now apart from just trying to act a little better.
It also lays out what he meant to do once he died. "You know, why does it have to be sad?" his mother tearfully told the station. An idea was born, and together the family started planning Garrett's send-off when his cancer was declared terminal in June.
Following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus this week, the links with Neymar and Los Blancos grew even stronger. Meanwhile, new Real boss Julen Lopetegui is said to be keen on taking Valencia attacker Rodrigo Moreno back to the Bernabeu.
The Chicago Bulls are on the verge of signing Milwaukee Bucks restricted free agent Jabari Parker , according to several reports. Central to pull their qualifying offer, which would make Parker an unrestricted free agent.
They were first caught kissing at a bar in London last October, six months before Ewan officially split from Eve Mavrakis , 52. Her sister Esther Rose also blasted the relationship in a song. "I don't know to forgive".
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that the Supreme Court has declared him "Saadiq" and "Ameen". A spokesman for Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party confirmed they were arrested soon afterwards.
Adobe is planning to launch the full version of its Photoshop app for the Apple iPad , reports Bloomberg . The need for a full-fledged mobile version of Photoshop is certainly there, and not just for hobbyists.
A photo shared on social media shows a road shut in the city centre, with the poster saying a tent was being erected on the road. He said he saw a paramedic putting on a chemical suit while another "was shouting at the man to stay put and stay on the floor".
Chelsea part ways with manager Antonio Conte
In May, Napoli appointed Carlo Ancelotti to replace Sarri amid speculation that the latter could take the Chelsea job. Conte won the Premier League title in his debut season following his spell as national team boss at Italy.
Israel plans to launch Moon landing mission in December
The rocket will deliver the apparatus to a height of 60 thousand km, and it will be released on elliptical path around the Earth. On the Moon, the ship will transmit the data in the IAI Control Center two days before its system is closed.
Iran, Russia to continue to protect Syria
Iran has also made moves to align closer with China, with Velayati expected to visit Beijing in the near future, Reuters reports . He said Iran and Russian Federation will maintain their military presence in Syria to make sure terrorists will not resurge.
Teen Burns Face, Arms From Giant Hogweed Plant
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