Thai cave rescue mission: third operation under way to free last four boys and coach – live

An international team of rescuers have gone back into the northern Thailand cave to bring out the remaining four boys and their coach, who have been trapped for 18 days. Read the latest news here Eight boys freed in daring rescues from Thai cave 7.51am BST Despite their ordeal, and the prospect of having to turn down a Fifa invitation to the World Cup final on doctors orders, all the rescued boys are mentally well, an official has told AFP. “All eight are in good health, no fever... everyone is in a good mental state,” Jedsada Chokdamrongsuk, permanent secretary of the public health ministry, told reporters at Chiang Rai hospital where the boys were recuperating. 7.39am BST Here’s our latest gallery of images of the rescue mission: Related: Boys rescued from Tham Luang cave complex in Thailand – in pictures Continue reading...

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