As the rescue operation work entered the ninth day and the rescuers raced against time to evacuate the 41 workers trapped in an under-construction tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi, an international team of tunnelling experts arrived at the site on Monday.
International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association president Arnold Dix is among the experts who have reached the site to oversee the rescue operations.
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Arnold Dix inspected the Silkyara tunnel site and said, “We are going to get those men out. Great work is being done here. Our whole team is here and we are going to find a solution and get them out. A lot of work is being done here.”
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| Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand) tunnel rescue operation | International Tunneling Expert, Arnold Dix says «We are going to get those men out. Great work is being done here. Our whole team is here and we are going to find a solution and get them out. A lot of work is being done… https://t.co/ta5cXfBRyv pic.twitter.com/Mfwkxu5UbJ
“It is important that not only the men rescued but also the men who are rescuing are safe. The whole world is helping. The team here is fantastic. The plans are looking fantastic. The work is very systematic. The food and the medication are being provided properly,” Dix said, ANI reported.
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| Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand) tunnel rescue operation | President of International Tunneling Underground Space Professor, Arnold Dix arrives at Silkyara tunnel as rescue operation to bring out the stranded victims is underway.