MOSCOW, 10 Jul — RIA Novosti. American entrepreneur Elon Musk, who heads high-tech companies, SpaceX and Tesla, said on Twitter that his mini-submarine, which he proposed to use to save the Teens, locked in a cave in Thailand, ready to use.
“Just returned from the cave number three. Mini-submarine prepared, if needed. It is made from parts of rockets, and was named “the boar Forest” in honor of the football team of children. Leave it here in case it will come in handy in the future. Thailand is so beautiful,” said Musk.
Just returned from Cave 3. Mini-sub is ready if needed. It is made of rocket parts & Wild Boar named after a kids’ soccer team. Leaving here in case it may be useful in the future. Thailand is so beautiful. pic.twitter.com/EHNh8ydaTT
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 9, 2018.
Previously, Musk has announced the start of testing a mini-submarine that took place in the pool in Los Angeles.
Twelve teenagers from the local Junior football team “wild boars of the Forest” and their coach disappeared on June 23. They went into semikilometrovaya the cave Tham Luang and were cut off from access because of flash floods. The search continued for 10 days. Children and their coach were found in the cave alive, but weakened from hunger. On Sunday morning, the head of the headquarters of the rescue operation announced the beginning of evacuation of teenagers and coaches from the cave.
Sunday of the cave was evacuated four children. The second part of the operation to rescue the children began on Monday morning, and the day the rescuers were able to evacuate from the cave of four children. All the injured were taken to the hospital in Chiang Rai, where they will several days to undergo rehabilitation. The third phase of the operation is scheduled to begin on Tuesday.