Indian rescue teams have confirmed that all 40 workers trapped in a tunnel collapse in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand have been found safe. The collapse occurred on November 13, 2023, when a group of workers were moving out and replacement workers were going in.
Rescue teams worked around the clock to clear the rubble and reach the trapped workers. They used heavy machinery and hand tools to remove the debris, and they also pumped oxygen into the blocked portion of the tunnel.
On November 14, 2023, rescue teams made contact with the trapped workers and confirmed that they were all alive. The workers were then brought to safety one by one. All of the workers are reported to be in good condition, and none of them suffered any serious injuries.
The rescue of all 40 workers is a remarkable achievement. It is a testament to the skill and dedication of the rescue teams involved. It is also a sign of hope for the future, showing that even in the face of disaster, it is possible to overcome challenges and save lives.