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Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: Nitin Gadkari and CM Dhami to Inspect Rescue Operations on Day 8

Amid the ongoing rescue efforts for workers trapped in the collapsed tunnel in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, is set to conduct an on-site inspection today.

By Rekha Joshi 
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Uttarakhand: Amid the ongoing rescue efforts for workers trapped in the collapsed tunnel in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, is set to conduct an on-site inspection today. The visit aims to assess the progress of relief operations following the tunnel collapse.

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Rescue Operation Update:

Bhaskar Khulbe, former advisor to the PMO, shared details of the ongoing rescue operation, emphasizing efforts to ensure the safety of the entire area for workers involved in the rescue.

The local administration is deploying a tree-cutting expert, Ashiq Hussain, as part of efforts to extricate the 40 workers trapped inside the tunnel for seven days.

Vertical drilling from the upper part of the tunnel is being explored as a means to reach the trapped workers.

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High-Level Inspection:

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will visit the tunnel site to personally assess the relief and rescue efforts.

The on-site inspection by top officials reflects the seriousness and urgency attached to the situation.

The collaborative efforts, including the deployment of specialized experts and exploration of innovative rescue methods, underscore the commitment to ensuring the safe extraction of the trapped workers. The high-level inspection by the Chief Minister and Union Minister further emphasizes the government’s dedication to managing and resolving the crisis effectively.

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