Tunnel Tragedy: Race Against Time to Rescue Trapped Laborers

2023 • 5min • News • National


Published On: November 14, 2023 - All the 40 workers trapped after an under-construction tunnel collapsed in Uttarkashi are safe and communication has been established with them. Rescuers who worked overnight trying to prepare an escape passage for the labourers have provided them with food and water. Oxygen has been provided to the the workers through a pipe towards the cavity where they are trapped. A portion of the tunnel being built between Silkyara and Dandalgaon on the Brahmakhal-Yamunotri National Highway caved in on Sunday morning.