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PIX: Joy, hugs as 16-day underground nightmare ends

November 28, 2023 21:22 IST
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After 16 days of intense efforts by multiple agencies, the 41 workers trapped in Uttarakhand's Silkyara tunnel have been evacuated.

It was a highly emotional moment, with those gathered outside shouting slogans and the workers themselves welcomed by everyone present, as these photographs show.

 

IMAGE: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami meets the workers who have been rescued from inside the Silkyara tunnel, November 28, 2023. All photographs: ANI Photo

IMAGE: The NDRF team at the Silkyara tunnel as rescue operations for the 41 workers who are trapped inside near completion, Uttarkashi, November 28, 2023. 

IMAGE: Locals distribute sweets outside Silkyara tunnel as trapped workers were rescued.

IMAGE: A relative of Anil Bedia, worker from Ranchi who was trapped in the Silkyara tunnel says, "We are feeling very good...we hope he comes out soon." 

IMAGE: Uttarakhand CM Dhami meets the workers who were trapped inside the Silkyara tunnel after the rescue operation.

 

 
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