Tunnel rescue: Men & machine both proved crucial says expert
Wednesday, 29 November 2023 A group of 'rat-hole' miners, hailed as "angels from above," played a crucial role in the rescue of 41 workers trapped in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand, India. The miners, working tirelessly for 26 hours with basic tools, cleared the passage for the trapped group to emerge. Arnold Dix, president of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, praised the miners' effectiveness in handling challenging mountainous terrain. The successful rescue operation is seen as an extraordinary example of human willpower in the face of prolonged challenges and adverse conditions.
Capping an operation that lasted over 400 hours, rescuers managed to reach 41 workers trapped in the Uttarkashi tunnel since November 12. It was a test of grit and perseverance – for men on both sides of the 57 metres of debris – as the rescue operation suffered one setback after another. In the...
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The entire nation watched with rapt attention as 41 workers were brought out to safety after 17 days inside a collapsed Uttarakhand tunnel. The rescue was a marathon engineering operation where several..
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