Twelve Thai boys and their football coach have been discharged from hospital, a week after a daring rescue operation saw them extracted from a cave where they had been stuck for more than two weeks.
Dressed in football fatigues and looking healthy, the “Wild Boars” football team spoke of their “miracle” rescue at a news conference on Wednesday, their first public appearance since getting trapped.
The survivors said they had no food, with one team member saying they “drank water that fell from the rocks” until rescuers discovered them.
Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Chiang Rai.
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