Uttarkashi tunnel collapse Latest Update : 41 laborers in Northkashi Tunnel have been stranded for the last 11 days. Workers are being approached through a pipe. They are being allowed to drink food only through this pipe. To remove them back, five agencies of the Central Government are running the rescue operation.
Uttarkashi tunnel collapse Latest Update : New Delhi. The 11 -day time has passed since 41 laborers in the tunnel in Northkashi. They cannot be removed till now. Five public sector agencies – ONGC, SJVN, RVNL, NHIDCL and THDC are engaged in taking out the workers safely. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, an official of the Rescue team gave a big update. It is being told that good news can be revealed regarding taking out the workers safely by tonight or tomorrow.
According to the news of Hindustan Times, Additional Secretary (Technical), Road and Transport Department, Mahmood Ahmed has said that soon some big news is expected as the additional 880-mileimeter pipes have been pushed into the debris for several meters. He said that rescuers have put three pipes in the rubble. ‘We started drilling using the Burma machine at 12:45 pm and I am happy to say that we have drilled 39 meters and also put an 800 mm pipe. We are progressing well. We are also doing horizontal drilling from Barkot and have entered 7.9 meters. ‘
Good news will come tonight or tomorrow
He said, ‘As long as we reach 45-50 meters inside the tunnel, we will not be able to tell you the exact time. If there is no obstruction, then any big news can be found tonight or tomorrow morning. An iron rod has also come with debris. The pleasure is that there was no problem due to this iron in the middle of the pipeline laying. ”It was said that the next 3 meters are ‘most important’. News 18 has come to know that 42 m 800 mm pipe has been dug. Sources associated with the rescue operation told News18 that the next three meters are the most important. Overall, there is a need to drill up to 57 meters. Half of the 8th pipe has gone inside.
What are the workers eating inside?
41 laborers stranded in the tunnel are being given hot food daily. This food with less oil and spices is being prepared under the supervision of doctors. Yesterday he was given cheese vegetables, rice and bread. Today they have been given khichdi to eat.