Contact Made With Indian Workers Trapped in Collapsed Tunnel

Emergency responders were in contact with dozens of workers trapped in a collapsed highway tunnel in Uttarkashi, India, on November 14. Video posted by the Uttarakhand Police shows India’s State Defense Response Force (SDRF) Commandant Shri Manikant Mishra speaking to workers in the Silkyara Tunnel using a walkie-talkie. At least 40 workers were trapped after the sudden collapse of the under-construction highway tunnel on Sunday, officials said. Chief Minister Singh Dhami told media on Tuesday that rescue crews still had around 35 meters of rubble to clear before being able to reach the trapped workers. He said food, water, and oxygen were being supplied, and contact had been established. Credit: Uttarakhand Police via Storyful