Workers are trapped in the tunnel for 30 hours, CM Dhami reached the spot; Took stock of rescue – Khel Ja

Rescue operation is going on for 30 hours in Uttarkashi Tunnel accident of Uttarakhand. Among the laborers working in the tunnel, 40 are trapped in the tunnel. On Monday, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami reached Silkyara to conduct an on-site inspection of the landslide incident in the tunnel. During this, he took stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations to rescue the workers trapped in the Silkyara Tunnel. The Chief Minister himself went to the tunnel to know the status of relief and rescue operations.

During the on-site inspection, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami directed the officials to speed up the relief and rescue work. The Chief Minister said that it is the top priority of the government to quickly rescue the laborers trapped in the tunnel, for which every possible effort is being made. While giving instructions to the officers and various agencies engaged in relief and rescue operations, the Chief Minister said that the government will provide whatever resources and technical assistance will be required from outside for the operation as soon as possible.

Hume pipes coming to Haridwar and Dehradun

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that if any need arises at any level, the government should be informed immediately. He said that all possible options are being considered for relief and rescue operations. Arrangements have been made to send large diameter hume pipes from Haridwar and Dehradun for rescue operations. The Chief Minister expressed confidence that due to the grace of God and the tireless efforts of the people involved in the rescue operation, the workers trapped inside the tunnel will soon be rescued safely.

Debris being removed with heavy excavator machines

While giving information about the relief and rescue operations, District Magistrate Abhishek Ruhela, Superintendent of Police Arpan Yaduvanshi, NHIDCL and other agency officials said that the work of removing debris is going on continuously to rescue the workers trapped in the tunnel, heavy excavator machines are being used to remove the debris. Has been collected. Shortcreting is being done with machines to remove the cracked debris. Messages have been exchanged through pipes with the workers trapped in the tunnel. Oxygen is being supplied through pipeline. Through this pipeline, packets of gram have been sent to the workers trapped in the tunnel at night under pressure through a compressor.

These people were also present

Garhwal Division Commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey, who reached the incident site along with the Chief Minister, also gave necessary instructions to the officials regarding relief and rescue operations. During this, various experts and heads of the squads engaged in the rescue operation were present. Yamunotri region MLA Sanjay Doval, block chief Dunda Shailendra Kohli, BJP district president Satyendra Rana and national minister Swaraj Vidhan were also present during this period.

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