Coming out of the Tham Luang complex covered in mud, the stocky diver could pass off as one of the Thai navy Seals in the team working to rescue the young footballers trapped in the cave in northern Thailand.
But he was not.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 13, 2018, with the headline 'It was touch and go, says Singaporean diver in cave rescue'. Print Edition | Subscribe
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