Missing Thai soccer team found in a cave after nine days

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THAILAND - Rescue teams say they have found 12 missing boys and their soccer coach in a cave in Thailand.

The youngsters and their coach were found alive by Thai navy seals. 

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The 13 have been missing in the cave complex in Tham Luang cave for nine days now. 

They were on a hike through the caves, when Monsoon rains flooded the entrance, trapping the team.

The heavy downpours also made search and rescue operations difficult.