‘Rat-hole’ miners begin operation to reach trapped 41

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on November 27, 2023
In a dramatic alliance, six highly skilled ‘rat-hole’ miners from UP’s Jhansi have teamed up with the Indian Army on the mission to rescue 41 trapped workers from the depths of Uttarkashi’s Silkyara tunnel. Renowned for their unparalleled expertise in navigating and digging through confined spaces, these miners have been...

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Published on November 28, 2023 -  04:45
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Capping an operation that lasted over 400 hours, rescuers managed to reach 41 workers trapped in the Uttarkashi tunnel since November 12. It was a test of grit and perseverance – for men on both sides of the 57 metres of debris – as the rescue operation suffered one setback after another. In the end, with the drilling machine giving way, it was 12 “rat-hole miners” who dug through the last 12 metres and reached the trapped men. At 8 pm, the first worker was taken out and subsequently the others were rescued as well. People reacted to the rescue of the workers on X. Here are some of the reactions. #UttarkashiTunnelRescue #UttarkashiTunnelDroneFootage #TunnelRescueReactions #UttarkashiTunnelRescueNews #UttarkashiDroneVisuals #SilkyaraTunnel #Uttarakhand #MiningExperts #ManualDrilling #VerticalDrilling #CharDhamRoute ~HT.178~GR.124~PR.152~ED.103~

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