British Diver Says He Is No Hero

British Diver Says He Is No Hero

Angshuman Das 6 months ago

A British diver who first discovered 12 schoolboys and their coach stranded on a ledge in a flooded cave in Chiang Rai, in northern Thailand, has described the moment he first saw them – and downplayed suggestions he was a hero.

Retired fireman Rick Stanton and fellow diver John Volanthen found the children deep within the cave nine days after they went missing.

Stanton was speaking at a news conference at Heathrow Airport outside London Friday, alongside fellow British divers Josh Bratchley, Chris Jewell and Connor Roe, Irish diver Jim Warny and cave rescuers Mike Clayton and Gary Mitchell, according to CNN.

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Image credit: AP

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