Rescuer needs rescue: Danish diver who helped save the boys from Thai caves is stranded on the roof

Both men had to climb to the roof of the white truck that was floating downstream in the fast running water

This is the amazing moment when a cave savior had to save himself after taking a wrong turn and being swept away by a flood.

The Danish Claus Rasmussen, 45, who participated in the rescue in a cave of 12 young people trapped last month, and the Singaporean Seetoh Yiyu, 37, were driving to Phuket, in southern Thailand, when the GPS of his car it broke down

The pair found themselves losing themselves on a remote rural road in the Thung Yai district, Nakhon Si Thammarat, before a flash flood swept them into a canal on Thursday afternoon.

Both men had to climb to the roof of the white truck that was seen floating downstream in the fast running water.

Both men had to climb to the roof of the white truck that was floating downstream in the fast running water

Both men had to climb to the roof of the white truck that was floating downstream in the fast running water

They were stranded on the roof for several hours while waiting desperately for help.

The rescue workers arrived and safely transported the men to a boat before using a rope to drag their injured vehicle to a safe place just after dark around 8 p.m.

Claus, who helped British divers during the cave rescue of the young soccer team, told officials he had been teaching a diving course in the area before returning home.

He said: "We took a different route due to the rain and we avoided a flooded road, and then we were hit by the water, I am grateful to all the people who saved us."

The rescue workers arrived and safely transported the men to a boat before using a rope to drag their injured vehicle to a safe place just after dark around 8 p.m.

The rescue workers arrived and safely transported the men to a boat before using a rope to drag their injured vehicle to a safe place just after dark around 8 p.m.

The rescue workers arrived and safely transported the men to a boat before using a rope to drag their injured vehicle to a safe place just after dark around 8 p.m.

Lt. Sutham Jimkwan of the Thung Yai police station said that more than 100 rescuers, soldiers and local residents participated in the rescue of the men.

Lt. Sutham Jimkwan of the Thung Yai police station said that more than 100 rescuers, soldiers and local residents participated in the rescue of the men.

Lt. Sutham Jimkwan of the Thung Yai police station said that more than 100 rescuers, soldiers and local residents participated in the rescue of the men.

Lt. Sutham Jimkwan of the Thung Yai police station said that more than 100 rescuers, soldiers and local residents participated in the rescue of the men.

He said: "The Chang Phuak Rescue Foundation told me that foreigners were trapped in the flooding of the palm groves.

"At the scene, many villagers walked through the water to reach the place where the men were trapped."

Lt. Sutham said the men had been standing on the roof of their car for several hours before help arrived.

He added: "Without specialized tools, the rescue was difficult and took two hours and involved reinforcements from the military."

They were stranded on the roof for several hours while desperately waiting for help to get there

They were stranded on the roof for several hours while desperately waiting for help to get there

They were stranded on the roof for several hours while desperately waiting for help to get there

The men were successfully rescued and posed for photographs with the locals before continuing their journey.

The 12 youth footballers and their trainer trapped in a cave flooded for more than two weeks were rescued last month, in an amazing mission against the current that captivated the world.

In the end, a team of specialized divers, led by British experts and SEALs from the Thai Navy, entered the cave and "effectively attracted" the children through several kilometers of tunnels filled with water one by one, despite the fact that Many of them do not know how to swim.

In announcing the completion of the operation, the chief of rescue and the interim governor of Chiang Rai, Narongsak Osottanakorn, praised the efforts of the international team and declared that the success had been due to the "power of love".

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