UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 11:49 AM IST
The rescue operation is being carried out by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Indian army, Uttarakhand Police, National Disaster Response Force and the State Disaster Response Force.
By Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:26 PM IST
- The rescue team hit slush after drilling to reach the underground tunnel. The slush is being pumped out to gain access to continue the search for about remaining 30 workers.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Rescuers said they were still hopeful of finding survivors, notwithstanding the numerous challenges like the muck and the water from Dhauliganga constantly flowing into the tunnel.
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Additional heavy machines could be pressed into service to expedite the process of clearing the tonnes of debris inside the tunnel, blocking the path of rescue personnel.
ANI | , Chamoli
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 09:46 PM IST
- "Final number of dead body recovered in Tapovan till 8 p.m. on 8th February is 26. 171 people still remain missing out of which around 35 are supposed to be in the Tunnel where rescue operation is still going on," the DGP Ashok Kumar tweeted.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 06:10 PM IST
More bodies were recovered on Monday, which took the death toll to 18. The state government officials said that the death toll could go up further.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 10:39 AM IST
These foreigners hail from Israel, Australia, Mexico and some other European countries, the police said.