Thailand turning cave into museum about soccer team's rescue

Source: The Hill | July 11, 2018 | Avery Anapol

The head of the operation for the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach said Tuesday that the cave will be turned into a museum about the rescue.

Narongsak Osottanakorn said at a news conference that the Tham Luang cavern system in the country’s Chiang Rai province will become an interactive exhibit to showcase the rescue, according to Reuters.

“This area will become a living museum, to show how the operation unfolded,” Osottaanakorn said. “An interactive data base will be set up. It will become another major attraction for Thailand.”

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Thai officials said Tuesday that before the cave can be opened to the public as a tourist attraction, extra safety precautions will have to be put in place due to the dangerous flooding that often affects the cave.

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