Heard about 's rescue "submarine"? The cave-diver who masterminded the Thai cave rescue called it a "PR stunt"—that was the politest thing he said. You might be wondering: well, he tried to help. Let me explain with this thread and this NYT piece.
The former Thai provincial governor (described inaccurately as “rescue chief”) is not the subject matter expert. That would be Dick Stanton, who co-led the dive rescue team. This is our direct correspondence:
BREAKING: Thai authorities say navy SEAL working to rescue boys trapped in cave has died from lack of oxygen.
Thai cave rescue: Six boys have now come out, say officials in the emergency operation Live reporting:
England's footballers are not 'heroes'. They've restored some pride to the team & unified the country with their conduct on & off the pitch. But there was nothing 'heroic' about last night's defeat. The cave divers who risked their lives to rescue those Thai kids are heroes.
BREAKING: All 12 boys and their coach from the youth soccer team trapped in a flooded Thai cave for nearly three weeks have now been rescued, according to an eyewitness who is part of the rescue operations