Pope Francis prays for boys missing in Thailand cave 

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Jul 02, 2018, 12.17 PM(IST)

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The boys and coach went missing last Saturday and have not been heard from since

Pope Francis on Sunday spoke about the incident of young Thai footballers missing in Thailand cave.

Pope, during his weekly address at St. Peter's Square, noted that he prays for the young sportsmen and their wellbeing.

The boys and coach went missing last Saturday and have not been heard from since. The search has been hampered by heavy rain and flooding inside the Tham Luang cave complex.

Thai navy divers went into the dark, murky depths of a flooded cave on Sunday as the search continued for 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach believed to be trapped since last week.

(With inputs from Reuters

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