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What happens to 41 workers trapped inside Uttarkashi tunnel when rescued

Rescue and aid operations underway after a portion of a tunnel below building between Silkyara and Dandalgaon on the Brahmakhal-Yamunotri nationwide freeway collapsed, in Uttarkashi district. PTI.

The operation to rescue 41 staff trapped within the under-construction Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi that collapsed on 12 November is underway at a battle footing.

The NDRF, which is working within the rescue of trapped labourers, stated it’s hopeful that by the top of the day, “if we do not get any obstacles, the rescue operation will be completed.”

In the meantime, Bhaskar Khulbe, former advisor to PMO, stated: “In the next 14-15 hours, we will be able to cross the 60-metre mark. It will take 12-14 hours more for us to reach the spot where the workers are trapped and then it can take 2-3 hours more to assemble the workers and bring them out with the help of NDRF personnel.”

KS Nagnyal, IG Garhwal Vary, stated: “The attempt at rescue is under progress and rescue is expected to be carried out very soon…It is machinery work so a stipulated time can’t be decided…The rescue work will go on at night as well.”

Speaking to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Minister V Ok Singh (Retd), the trapped staff stated “they are fine”.

“All the necessary medicines have been sent. Our psychiatrists and mental health doctors have also had a conversation with the 41 trapped workers. They do not have any problem inside,” Neeraj Khairwal, Uttarakhand Secretary and Nodal Officer for Silkayara rescue operation, stated.

It’s being stated the operation to rescue 41 labourers trapped within the tunnel in Uttarkashi has reached its closing stage after 12 days, however what is going to occur after their protected evacuation, is what most of us are keen to know.

Inexperienced hall for motion

Arpan Yaduvanshi, SP, Uttarkashi stated there will likely be a inexperienced hall for the motion of the 41 staff after they’re rescued.

“Our post-rescue action plan is ready. We have prepared final details about where to take them (rescued workers), how to take them. We will have a green corridor in place for their movement,” Yaduvanshi stated.

Beds prepared at AIIMS Rishikesh

There’s a plan to take the rescued staff to AIIMS Rishikesh if wanted, stated Dr Narinder Kumar, Hospital Administration, AIIMS Rishikesh.

“The government has made arrangements at the district hospital in Uttarkashi. They will be taken there first. We have also made arrangements here. Trauma, ICU beds have been reserved for them,” Dr Kumar added.

41 ambulances at spot

Ambulances are on standby to ferry rescued staff to hospitals.

“We will have at least one ambulance per person along with his attendant in it,” Dr RCS Pawar, Chief Medical Officer to Uttarkashi, stated.

Of the 41 ambulances, 31 are of ‘108’, whereas the opposite 10 have been offered by the administration.”

“A total of 31 ambulances are here. Out of 31 ambulances, seven are ALS, while others are BLS. ALS stands for advanced life support, and BLS is basic life support. 27 ambulances are here, and there are five ambulances near the tunnel… All the ambulances are well equipped, it’s like a mini emergency,” Mukesh Nautiyal, Venture Supervisor, Operation 108 Ambulance stated.

Critical sufferers to be shifted to ALS

Narendra Badoni, District Program Officer of 108 Ambulance stated his staff has been given the route that as the employees will likely be rescued from the Silkyara tunnel, the ambulances will likely be numbered, and we will likely be knowledgeable which ambulance will go the place.

“Serious patients will be shifted to ALS, and normal patients will be kept in BLS. ALS is advanced life support with a cardiac monitor, and BLS is basic life support,” he added.

Two helicopters to ferry staff

There are additionally two helicopters on standby to ferry rescued staff to hospitals.

“Two choppers have also been kept on standby by the disaster management team at Chinyalisaur,” a ToI report quoted Dr RCS Panwar, Chief medical officer of Uttarkashi.

15 medical doctors to watch staff

The report additionally quoted sources saying 15 medical doctors have been referred to as to watch the well being of staff after they’re rescued.

With inputs from companies

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