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Bilaspur tunnel tragedy: two workers rescued, one still trapped inside

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 September 2015, 19:18 IST
After nine days of intense rescue work, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), on 21 September, rescued two labourers Saitsh and Maniram of Himalayan Construction Company (HCC) trapped inside a tunnel in Himachal Pradesh.

The operation is underway to rescue one more labourer from the tunnel. All of them were working on the Kiratpur-Ner Chowk four lane national highway project when a portion of the tunnel caved in blocking the path under debris and muck.

The workers were digging the tunnel when a portion caved in due to landslides on 12 September 2015.

First published: 21 September 2015, 19:18 IST
 
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