New Delhi: Visuals of 41 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand were seen for the first time after ten days early as a camera inserted through a pipe captured their video clip visuals.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami shared the video of the workers, saying that they all are safe and will be rescued soon.
सिलक्यारा, उत्तरकाशी में निर्माणाधीन सुरंग के अंदर फँसे श्रमिकों से पहली बार एंडोस्कोपिक फ्लेक्सी कैमरे के माध्यम से बातचीत कर उनका कुशलक्षेम पूछा गया। सभी श्रमिक बंधु पूरी तरह सुरक्षित हैं। pic.twitter.com/vcr28EHx8g
— Pushkar Singh Dhami (@pushkardhami) November 21, 2023
An endoscopic camera was sent to the stranded workers through a six-inch pipe inserted through the rubble. This pipe is used to send food for the 41 workers trapped since a portion of the collapsed on November 12.
In the visuals, the labourers were seen in their hard hats and work gear, waving to the camera, and communicating. Rescue officials also spoke with them through Walkie Talkies.
The rescuers trapped workers also had their first hot meal in 10 days as khichdi in glass bottles were sent through the pipe last night. Till now, they had survived on dry fruits and water.