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Video: Thai boys didnít swim out of the cave; they were rescued on stretchers
VOX ^ | 11 July 2018 | Radhika Viswanathan

Posted on 07/11/2018 8:41:17 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT

New information suggests the 12 Thai boys trapped in a cave were medicated and carried out on stretchers during the rescue operation...

...told AFP on Wednesday that the boys were “sleeping or partially-conscious as they were passed from diver-to-diver through the cave.”...

“boys were wrapped up in stretchers already when they were being transferred” while doctors posted along the 2.5-mile long escape route checked them along the way.

(Excerpt) Read more at vox.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: cave; darwinawards; rescue; sleeping; stretchers; thai1on; thailand
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A British diver involved with the mission who asked not to be named told Vox on Monday he wouldn’t be able to give us details until the rescue was over.
1 posted on 07/11/2018 8:41:17 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
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To: wastoute

You were correct.


2 posted on 07/11/2018 8:43:08 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (This Space for Rent)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Interesting..
I suppose that if the kid slipped or
panicked the entire crew would be jeprodized.


3 posted on 07/11/2018 8:48:50 PM PDT by Big Red Badger (UNSCANABLE in an IDIOCRACY)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Since they couldn’t swim this makes sense.


4 posted on 07/11/2018 8:49:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

The main thing is that they were rescued successfully. Thank God.


5 posted on 07/11/2018 8:50:46 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

If any of them were very claustrophobic the rescue could have come to a halt if they were screaming.


6 posted on 07/11/2018 8:55:36 PM PDT by madison10 (Pray for Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump)
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To: Innovative

exactly!


7 posted on 07/11/2018 8:59:01 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Makes sense. I posted that they were talking about it and wondered if they had done it. It was a good idea.


8 posted on 07/11/2018 9:05:42 PM PDT by MarMema (John James for US Senate. Dump Debbie!! Let's Fly Michigan.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

I have some training in recue/recovery/cave diving. I have also taken a “Slam” course in rescuing panicked swimmers. This seemed logical from the start. Prior to scuba training and quite a bit of experience I would have welcomed being sedated for this rescue.


9 posted on 07/11/2018 9:12:38 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (A gentleman arms himself for the protection of others.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

I’m sure the familes don’t care. I can understand why this was needed. That journey sounded terrifying for anyone, of any age. Moreso if you don’t really know much about swimming or breath control. This wise choice helps to balance the unwise choice of going down there in the first place.


10 posted on 07/11/2018 9:15:42 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: DUMBGRUNT

This was a very impressive way to get them out. Tip-of-the-hat to the folks who came up with this plan. It worked!


11 posted on 07/11/2018 9:19:37 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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It makes sense that they would sedate the boys. I wonder what they used. My guess is a benzo like ativan or Xanax. From experience I can say that 2 mg of ativan will clam you down enough to make you sleep.


12 posted on 07/11/2018 9:22:32 PM PDT by be-baw (still seeking...)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Facebook video posted on the Thai Navy SEALs page:

https://www.facebook.com/ko.aung.1848/videos/1328666757275369/

23 million views — so far


13 posted on 07/11/2018 9:24:11 PM PDT by TomGuy
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"This was a very impressive way to get them out. Tip-of-the-hat to the folks who came up with this plan. It worked!"

I agree...kudos however it was done.

14 posted on 07/11/2018 9:35:20 PM PDT by blam
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Impressive how ever they did it. All 13 rescued.


15 posted on 07/11/2018 9:37:30 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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I told my wife a cpl of days ago they put the kids in LaLa land before bringing them out. She argued.

I showed her the articles that said so today.

Her response: You always think you are right
Mine: I usually am

Will be sleeping in the spare bedroom tonight. LOL

Tomorrow I will show her this video.


16 posted on 07/11/2018 9:45:40 PM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (TRUMP TRAIN !!! Get the hell out of the way if you are not on yet because we don't stop for idiots)
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To: TomGuy

Whoops, was meant for you. Thanks for the farcebook link.

I told my wife a cpl of days ago they put the kids in LaLa land before bringing them out. She argued.

I showed her the articles that said so today.

Her response: You always think you are right
Mine: I usually am

Will be sleeping in the spare bedroom tonight. LOL

Tomorrow I will show her this video.


17 posted on 07/11/2018 9:47:40 PM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (TRUMP TRAIN !!! Get the hell out of the way if you are not on yet because we don't stop for idiots)
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To: DUMBGRUNT
They must have used some kind of full face dive mask like this.


18 posted on 07/11/2018 9:50:22 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (I told you so)
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To: TomGuy

I saw an image of that stretcher a couple of days ago. Somebody said that was from an old training video. It sounds French?

Regardless- it was a successful rescue!


19 posted on 07/11/2018 9:54:30 PM PDT by 21twelve
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A) it’s ok because it worked

B) it’s ok that they didn’t announce it to the world because criticism might have stopped the rescue effort

C) WHATEVER IT TOOK TO GET THEM ALL OUT SAFELY.


20 posted on 07/11/2018 9:56:09 PM PDT by Yaelle
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