Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: NDRF Personnel Enter Silkyara Tunnel As Rescue Operations Intensifies, 30 Ambulances Arranged at Spot (Watch Video)

Speaking to ANI, Bisan Singh Panwar, Ambulance Technical Staff said, "We have oxygen cylinders available in the ambulances. Once workers come out, their vital organs will be checked. A total of 30 ambulances have been arranged so far. Out of 30 ambulances, there are 8 advanced life support ambulances and 22 BLS ambulances.

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Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: NDRF Personnel Enter Silkyara Tunnel As Rescue Operations Intensifies, 30 Ambulances Arranged at Spot (Watch Video)
NDRF Team in Tunnel. (Photo Credit: ANI)

Uttarkashi, November 22: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel on Wednesday entered the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi where 41 workers remain trapped. The rescue operations have intensified at the site with around 30 ambulances have been arranged at the spot to cater to emergency services if needed.

Speaking to ANI, Bisan Singh Panwar, Ambulance Technical Staff said, "We have oxygen cylinders available in the ambulances. Once workers come out, their vital organs will be checked. A total of 30 ambulances have been arranged so far. Out of 30 ambulances, there are 8 advanced life support ambulances and 22 BLS ambulances. It has been instructed to us that remain alert as rescue operation might be completed by night." Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: 41 Bed-Hospital Readied in Uttarkashi for Labourers Trapped in Silkyara Tunnel.

NDRF Team in Tunnel

Earlier today, Former advisor to the Prime Minister's Office, Bhaskar Khulbe on Wednesday said that work for the next phase will start today itself. Khulbe who is also the Special Executive Officer in the Uttarakhand Tourism Department, said, "I am very happy to tell you that with the work we were doing for the last 1 hour, we have drilled another 6-meter length with an American Oger machine. I am hopeful that in the next 2 hours, work will start for the next phase."

The government said that ONGC is mobilizing machinery from the USA, Mumbai, and Ghaziabad for vertical boring. Earlier on November 12, 2023, a collapse occurred in the under-construction tunnel from Silkyara to Barkot due to debris falling in a 60-meter stretch on the Silkyara side. Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue Operation Update: Horizontal Drilling to Evacuate 41 Trapped Workers in Silkyara Tunnel Reaches 42 Metres (Watch Video).

Ambulances Ready for Medical Assistance

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Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: NDRF Personnel Enter Silkyara Tunnel As Rescue Operations Intensifies, 30 Ambulances Arranged at Spot (Watch Video)

Speaking to ANI, Bisan Singh Panwar, Ambulance Technical Staff said, "We have oxygen cylinders available in the ambulances. Once workers come out, their vital organs will be checked. A total of 30 ambulances have been arranged so far. Out of 30 ambulances, there are 8 advanced life support ambulances and 22 BLS ambulances.

Agency News ANI|
Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: NDRF Personnel Enter Silkyara Tunnel As Rescue Operations Intensifies, 30 Ambulances Arranged at Spot (Watch Video)
NDRF Team in Tunnel. (Photo Credit: ANI)

Uttarkashi, November 22: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel on Wednesday entered the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi where 41 workers remain trapped. The rescue operations have intensified at the site with around 30 ambulances have been arranged at the spot to cater to emergency services if needed.

Speaking to ANI, Bisan Singh Panwar, Ambulance Technical Staff said, "We have oxygen cylinders available in the ambulances. Once workers come out, their vital organs will be checked. A total of 30 ambulances have been arranged so far. Out of 30 ambulances, there are 8 advanced life support ambulances and 22 BLS ambulances. It has been instructed to us that remain alert as rescue operation might be completed by night." Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: 41 Bed-Hospital Readied in Uttarkashi for Labourers Trapped in Silkyara Tunnel.

NDRF Team in Tunnel

Earlier today, Former advisor to the Prime Minister's Office, Bhaskar Khulbe on Wednesday said that work for the next phase will start today itself. Khulbe who is also the Special Executive Officer in the Uttarakhand Tourism Department, said, "I am very happy to tell you that with the work we were doing for the last 1 hour, we have drilled another 6-meter length with an American Oger machine. I am hopeful that in the next 2 hours, work will start for the next phase."

The government said that ONGC is mobilizing machinery from the USA, Mumbai, and Ghaziabad for vertical boring. Earlier on November 12, 2023, a collapse occurred in the under-construction tunnel from Silkyara to Barkot due to debris falling in a 60-meter stretch on the Silkyara side. Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue Operation Update: Horizontal Drilling to Evacuate 41 Trapped Workers in Silkyara Tunnel Reaches 42 Metres (Watch Video).

Ambulances Ready for Medical Assistance

The area of entrapment, measuring 8.5 meters in height and 2 kilometres in length, is the built-up portion of the tunnel, offering safety to the labourers with available electricity and water supply. Five agencies--ONGC, SJVNL, RVNL, NHIDCL, and THDCL--have been assigned specific responsibilities, working collaboratively with occasional task adjustments for operational efficiency, the government said.

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from Syndicated News feed, LatestLY Staff may not have modified or edited the content body)

ater to emergency services if needed.

Speaking to ANI, Bisan Singh Panwar, Ambulance Technical Staff said, "We have oxygen cylinders available in the ambulances. Once workers come out, their vital organs will be checked. A total of 30 ambulances have been arranged so far. Out of 30 ambulances, there are 8 advanced life support ambulances and 22 BLS ambulances. It has been instructed to us that remain alert as rescue operation might be completed by night." Uttarakhand Tunnel Collapse: 41 Bed-Hospital Readied in Uttarkashi for Labourers Trapped in Silkyara Tunnel.

NDRF Team in Tunnel

Earlier today, Former advisor to the Prime Minister's Office, Bhaskar Khulbe on Wednesday said that work for the next phase will start today itself. Khulbe who is also the Special Executive Officer in the Uttarakhand Tourism Department, said, "I am very happy to tell you that with the work we were doing for the last 1 hour, we have drilled another 6-meter length with an American Oger machine. I am hopeful that in the next 2 hours, work will start for the next phase."

The government said that ONGC is mobilizing machinery from the USA, Mumbai, and Ghaziabad for vertical boring. Earlier on November 12, 2023, a collapse occurred in the under-construction tunnel from Silkyara to Barkot due to debris falling in a 60-meter stretch on the Silkyara side. Uttarkashi Tunnel Rescue Operation Update: Horizontal Drilling to Evacuate 41 Trapped Workers in Silkyara Tunnel Reaches 42 Metres (Watch Video).

Ambulances Ready for Medical Assistance

The area of entrapment, measuring 8.5 meters in height and 2 kilometres in length, is the built-up portion of the tunnel, offering safety to the labourers with available electricity and water supply. Five agencies--ONGC, SJVNL, RVNL, NHIDCL, and THDCL--have been assigned specific responsibilities, working collaboratively with occasional task adjustments for operational efficiency, the government said.

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from Syndicated News feed, LatestLY Staff may not have modified or edited the content body)

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