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Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: Workers likely to be rescued by today evening

Updated On Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST
  • The workers have been trapped since November 12, during the construction of a tunnel from Silkyara to Barkot, trapping 41 labourers.
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Former advisor to PMO Bhaskar Khulbe has said that the situation has improved drastically, and the trapped workers may be rescued by the administration by today evening. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Former advisor to PMO Bhaskar Khulbe has said that the situation has improved drastically, and the trapped workers may be rescued by the administration by today evening. (REUTERS)

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Rescuers plan to provide board games and playing cards to the workers trapped inside as the operation to evacuate them continues to get disrupted by multiple delays, an official said. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Rescuers plan to provide board games and playing cards to the workers trapped inside as the operation to evacuate them continues to get disrupted by multiple delays, an official said. (AFP)

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Locals worship deity 'Boukhnag' days after the under construction Silkyara tunnel collapsed in the Uttarkashi district of India's Uttarakhand state, on November 23.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Locals worship deity 'Boukhnag' days after the under construction Silkyara tunnel collapsed in the Uttarkashi district of India's Uttarakhand state, on November 23.(AFP)

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Earlier on Thursday, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami monitored the rescue operations which entered the final phase. He also met the members of the central agencies and the state administration, who have been continuously conducting rescue operations to safely bring out the workers.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Earlier on Thursday, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami monitored the rescue operations which entered the final phase. He also met the members of the central agencies and the state administration, who have been continuously conducting rescue operations to safely bring out the workers.(ANI)

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President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, Australian independent disaster investigator Arnold Dix earlier spoke to the media at the site.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, Australian independent disaster investigator Arnold Dix earlier spoke to the media at the site.(AFP)

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Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami offers prayers at a temple built at the main entrance of the Silkyara tunnel.(ANI Picture Service) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami offers prayers at a temple built at the main entrance of the Silkyara tunnel.(ANI Picture Service)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke to Uttarakhand CM on the phone and sought information about the ongoing rescue operation. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke to Uttarakhand CM on the phone and sought information about the ongoing rescue operation. (AFP)

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<p>Forty-one Indian workers trapped in a collapsed road tunnel for 10 days were seen alive on camera for the first time on November 21 as workers attempted to create new passageways to free them. The workers finally received hot meals on Tuesday, provided through a newly installed steel pipe.&nbsp;</p>(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Forty-one Indian workers trapped in a collapsed road tunnel for 10 days were seen alive on camera for the first time on November 21 as workers attempted to create new passageways to free them. The workers finally received hot meals on Tuesday, provided through a newly installed steel pipe. 

(AFP)

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This picture released by Department of Information and Public Relation (DIPR) Uttarakhand and taken with endoscopic camera on November 21 shows a worker trapped inside the under-construction tunnel, days after it collapsed in the Uttarkashi district of India's Uttarakhand state.&nbsp;(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

This picture released by Department of Information and Public Relation (DIPR) Uttarakhand and taken with endoscopic camera on November 21 shows a worker trapped inside the under-construction tunnel, days after it collapsed in the Uttarkashi district of India's Uttarakhand state. (AFP)

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The meals were sent through a 6-inch-(15.24 cm) pipe pushed through the rubble late Monday, said Deepa Gaur, a government spokesperson.&nbsp;(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

The meals were sent through a 6-inch-(15.24 cm) pipe pushed through the rubble late Monday, said Deepa Gaur, a government spokesperson. (REUTERS)

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A collapse occurred in an under-construction tunnel from Silkyara to Barkot due to debris falling in the 60-metre stretch on the Silkyara side of the tunnel, due to which 41 workers were trapped.&nbsp;&nbsp;(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 09:44 AM IST

A collapse occurred in an under-construction tunnel from Silkyara to Barkot due to debris falling in the 60-metre stretch on the Silkyara side of the tunnel, due to which 41 workers were trapped.  (AFP)

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