Indian rescuers break through tunnel debris to evacuate trapped workers

The men were stuck in the 4.5-km tunnel in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand

By Reuters

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Photo: AFP
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Published: Tue 28 Nov 2023, 12:22 PM

Rescuers on Tuesday successfully drilled through debris to reach 41 workers trapped for 17 days in a collapsed tunnel in the Indian Himalayas and were set to pull them out to safety, an official told Reuters.

The men were stuck in the 4.5-km (3-mile) tunnel in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand since it caved in early on November 12.

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