Twelve boys and their football coach who made headlines when they survived the hazardous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave, would be having a press conference where they would tell their stories of escape, after they are released from Hospital of Thursday.
The team who were transported in three minibuses at the hospital in northern Thailand’s Chiang Rai province, were seen wearing football kits.
In a move to satisfy the the intense media speculation that has accompanied their epic underground ordeal, the boys have been discharged earlier than reported, with the hope that a question and answer section would go a long way to clarify curiosity.
The boys are due to return to their homes later Wednesday.
“The reason to hold this evening press conference is so media can ask them questions and after that they can go back to live their normal lives without media bothering them,” Thailand’s chief government spokesman Sunsern Kaewkumnerd told AFP.
Sunsern said that the press conference which would be moderated in am internal style would be titled “Sending the Wild Boars Home” and broadcast on major television channels, the session will last for about 45 minutes.
The briefing will be closely monitored, with experts warning of possible long-term distress from the more than two weeks they spent trapped inside a cramped, flooded chamber of the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand.
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