There is a continuous sound of heavy machinery at the mouth of the main tunnel of the Tapovan power station in India’s Uttarakhand state. Rescuers are desperately trying to reach about 35 workers trapped inside a tunnel after a glacier collapse. It has now been more than 60 hours since a Himalayan glacier broke off in Uttarakhand, sweeping away bridges, breaking dams and sending a torrent of debris and water down a mountain valley. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player India: Over 100 feared dead after glacier bursts So far, 31 bodies have been recovered but officials fear for the 165 who are missing at the two hydropower plants at Rishiganga and Dhauilganga.They have only managed to reach about 100 meters into the mile-long tunnel at Tapovan until now. Advertisement The eight-metre-high tunnel is packed with debris and slush, and earthmovers have been continually removing it since operations began on Sunday.But it’s a slow process as only one can be used at a time. More from India Why are farmers in India protesting? Indian farmers’ protest: Activists burn photos of Greta Thunberg over her support for demonstrators Rihanna tweets support for Indian farmers protesting in New… Read full this story
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