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All trapped Indian workers rescued from Himalayan tunnel, say officials

All trapped Indian workers rescued from Himalayan tunnel, say officials

INDIAN rescuers pulled out all 41 construction workers trapped for 17 days inside a collapsed tunnel in the Himalayas, hours after drilling through the debris of rock, concrete and earth to reach them. The evacuation of the men - low-wage workers from some of India's poorest states - began more than six hours after rescuers broke through the debris in the tunnel in Uttarakhand state, which caved in on November 12. They were pulled out on wheeled stretchers through a 90 cm (3 feet) wide steel pipe, with the entire process being completed in about an hour. "Their condition is…
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