Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a 'pedo' for mocking submarine

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"He can stick his submarine where it hurts", said Unsworth, who had a "pivotal" role in the rescue by helping authorities pinpoint the boys' location, according to CNN. Musk had developed a mini-submarine created to deliver each child to safety, but Unsworth described in detail how the invention "had no chance of working".

The mockery was fueled, in part, by reports that top rescue officials had considered Musk's submarine impractical for the cave's tight-winding passages.

"The sub I believe was five or six feet long, rigid, so it wouldn't have gone around corners or around any obstacles".

"It wouldn't have made it the first 50 meters into the cave from the dive start point", Unsworth concluded. "It was just a PR stunt".

In a series of tweets on Sunday, Musk took aim at the British diver, who lives in Thailand.

Musk responded early this morning, New Zealand time, referring to Unsworth as "pedo guy" and saying he would make a video proving that the submarine was a viable rescue method.

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"Never saw this British expat guy who lives in Thailand (sus) at any point when we were in the caves" he wrote.

The 12 boys and their coach were trapped for over two weeks in the cave before the Thai Navy SEALs and a group of divers rescued them.

"You know what, don't bother showing the video", Musk wrote. Musk challenged Unsworth's accounting of the water levels in the cave, then got even angrier, explicitly calling Unsworth a "pedo guy" and saying he would prove the device's utility by, uh, sending more people into the cave with it.

Then, three days after the rescue operation was completed, CNN posted an interview with a British spelunker who had helped locate the boys.

But with the sub not needed, he tweeted on Tuesday, "Just returned from Cave 3".

"Although his technology is good and sophisticated it's not practical for this mission", Mr Narongsak said. "If the rain holds out it may well be used".

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