Uttarkashi. An important success has been achieved today in the ongoing rescue operation in Silkyara Tunnel. After completing the drilling to create a secondary lifeline by laying a 6-inch pipeline in the blocked part of the tunnel, preparations are being made to supply food items to the trapped workers by laying a 53 meter long pipeline across the debris.
Know what the person in charge of the rescue operation said
Today at around 4.30 pm, NHAIDCL Director Anshumanish Khalkho, District Magistrate Abhishek Ruhela and Colonel Deepak Patil, in-charge of the rescue operation conducted inside the tunnel, while giving this information to the media, said that after this first success of the rescue which has been going on for the last nine days, the workers Efforts will be made rapidly to evacuate them safely as soon as possible.
Increased confidence of workers trapped in tunnel
Till now, only 4 inch pipeline remained the lifeline to save the lives of the workers trapped in the tunnel. Now, after a six-inch diameter pipeline has been laid across the debris as a secondary lifeline, it will be convenient to send large-sized materials, food items, medicines and other essential equipment as well as communication equipment to the workers. Due to which the confidence in keeping the lives of the workers trapped inside safe has increased manifold. After this good news, there is happiness and enthusiasm among the workers and their families as well as on the rescue fronts and hopes are now high regarding other rescue options.
Uttarakhand government congratulated the people engaged in rescue
Meanwhile, Uttarakhand Government Secretary Dr. Neeraj Khairwal today inspected the tunnel along with project and district administration officials and took stock of the rescue operation and congratulated the people involved in the rescue on successfully completing the work of creating a secondary lifeline.
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