12 workers trapped in tunnel
Apr 25, 2014-
At least two Chinese nationals along with 12 construction workers have been trapped in an under-construction tunnel of Upper Madi hydropower project in Sildujure of Kaski on Friday.
The workers were trapped after a mudslide at the entrance of a tunnel. According to Kaski Police Chief Basanta Kumar Lama, rescue efforts to remove the workers from the tunnel are underway.
A team from Nepal Police and Nepal Army has managed to open a passageway for the air to go inside the tunnel through the mudslide. The hydropower project is of 25 MW capacity.
A report of further development in the incident is yet to be received.
Published: 25-04-2014 15:18