41 laborers have been trapped inside the under-construction tunnel in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand for the past 9 days after it collapsed. A team of more than 200 people is running a 24-hour rescue operation to save them. Meanwhile, food was sent to the workers trapped in the tunnel for the first time on Monday. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami himself gave this information through social media. He said that for the first time khichdi was sent for the stranded workers.
CM Pushkar Singh Dhami tweeted.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that for the first time, khichdi has been sent to the laborers trapped in the under-construction tunnel at Sulkiara in Uttarkashi, cutting a 6-inch diameter pipe from the debris, adding that now food will be supplied as needed through the pipeline. Drinks, medicines and other items will be easily sent to the workers. Teams of central agencies, SDRF and state administrations engaged in rescue operations are working tirelessly. We are working on war footing to evacuate all workers safely.
Plan to ship other essential supplies
Apart from radio sets, chargers and batteries, there are plans to send medicines, oranges and juice through the pipeline to the workers trapped in the under-construction tunnel in Sulkiara. After this great relief given to the workers, their families are happy. They await his return.
The accident took place on November 12 at 4 am
Let me tell you that the accident took place on 12th November at 4 am in Sulkiara tunnel. Within 200 meters of the tunnel entrance, 60 meters of soil subsided. 41 workers were trapped inside. During the rescue on November 16, more rocks fell from the tunnel, causing the debris to spread to a total of 70 meters.
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