Uttarakhand Mine Accident: First Footage of Trapped Workers Released, PM Modi Offers Support

Uttarakhand Mine Accident: First Footage of Trapped Workers Released, PM Modi Offers Support

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Uttarakhand: First footage of 41 workers injured in Uttarakhand mine accident released The rescue team communicated with the workers through an endoscopy camera.

4.5 km between Silkyara-Barkot as part of Chardham Expressway project in Uttarakhand. A tunnel is being laid in the distance. There, a landslide occurred in the early morning of the 12th and 41 workers were trapped in the middle of the tunnel. Experts from 8 government departments are trying day and night to rescue them.

As the rescue operation continues today for the 10th day, the rescue team has established contact with the workers there by inserting an endoscopy camera through a pipe. The release of the first footage of the workers has given inspiration to the rescue teams and hope to the families of the workers.

The rescue team made this contact last night. And the rescue team has identified the workers trapped in the mine one by one in front of the camera. Apart from that, they have been given hot food for the first time through a pipe. Baking khichdi is provided in glass jars. Earlier only dry nuts were given to them, now they are given khichdi.

Col. Deepak Patil, Officer-in-Charge of Rescue Operations, said that mobile phones and chargers will be provided to the workers in the morning.

Vertical drilling is planned at the top of the Uttarakhand tunnel. It is noteworthy that new giant drilling machines are being brought from Gujarat and Odisha for this purpose.

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PM Modi advises: Prime Minister Modi has been in daily telephonic consultation with Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Thami regarding the rescue of workers trapped in the tunnels. According to this, Prime Minister Modi contacted the Prime Minister on phone yesterday and inquired about the condition of the workers and the rescue operations.


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