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Kids lost weight but 'took care of themselves' in Thai cave

AP  |  Mae SaI 

A Thai says the soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave lost weight during their two-week ordeal but had water while they were and are in good health.

Thongchai Lertwilairatanapong, a public health inspector, said Wednesday the 12 boys and rescued over the three previous days "took care of themselves well in the cave."

Thongchai said one member of the final group of four boys and the who arrived at a hospital Tuesday evening had a slight

Two of the first group had a as well, and Thongchai said they would need medicine for seven days.

Divers extracted the team in a high-risk mission inside the flooded passageways. The group entered the cave June 23 but flooding cut off the exit.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 10:45 IST
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