Thai Navy SEALs and military personnel take a group picture before they board a plane at the airport in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced volunteer diver and riveted people around the world. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Thai Navy SEALs and military personnel take a group picture before they board a plane at the airport in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced volunteer diver and riveted people around the world. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) Vincent Thian AP
Thai Navy SEALs and military personnel take a group picture before they board a plane at the airport in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced volunteer diver and riveted people around the world. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) Vincent Thian AP

Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

July 12, 2018 05:22 AM