Added on : 2023-11-13 11:22:28
Rescue operation has been underway on war footing for 24 hours now to bring out the people trapped inside the debris after a part of an under-construction tunnel from Silkyara to Dandalgaon located on Uttarkashi-Yamnotri road in Uttarakhand collapsed yesterday morning at around 5 am.
Multiple agencies are involved in the relief and rescue operation which include the NDRF, SDRF and Prantiya Rakshak Dal. According to the officials, around 40 people are trapped inside the debris. In a significant development, communication has been established with the trapped people who are now being provided oxygen and water.