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July 11, 2018 04:08
Thai Cave Rescue: Indian Firm Assists with Tech Support

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A Pune-headquartered firm, a city in Maharashtra directed its experts to provide technical assistance in the operations inside a cave system in Thailand, according to a company.

The Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), who are experts in "dewatering", were recommended by the Indian Embassy. The firm dispatched unit from its agencies in India, Thailand, and the United Kingdom to the place, it said.

According to a KBL release, the company's skilled were on the site at a Tham Luang cave since July 5 offering "technical know-how and advice on dewatering and pumps involved in the rescue operation."

The company added saying it further offered to render four specialized high capacity Autoprime dewatering pumps, which were kept ready at Kirloskarvadi plant in Maharashtra to be airlifted to Thailand.

The last five members of the young football team were reclaimed from the flooded Thai cave today after spending 18 agonizing days trapped deep inside.

A whole of 12 children, on June 23 of age 11 to 16, and their coach, ventured into the Tham Luang cave after football rehearse in mountainous northern Thailand and got cornered when dense downfall caused flooding.

By Sowmya Sangam

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