Tham Luang cave shut for six months

THAI government officials last night shut Tham Luang Cave and declared if off-limits after the evacuation of 12 boys and their soccer coach, reported today (July 11, 2018).

Thai and foreign rescuers had to leave their heavy equipment inside the cave. Entry will be allowed on a case-by-case basis by Thai government officials, or when the level of water inside the cave has gone own, probably in the next six months.

The last group to leave the cave last night comprised three renowned divers Erik Brown, Mikko Paasi ad Claus Rasmussen, according to


Top: Rescuers working in Tham Luang cave before it was declared off-limits last night. Photo:

By Songpol Kaopatumptip