Rescue operations are underway in the aftermath of the Uttarakhand glacier burst that took place at the Rishiganga power project in Chamoli district on Sunday, 7th February, morning.
Rescue teams from the state disaster management and Indo Tibet Border Police were rushed to the site soon after the tragedy. As per latest reports, 19 lives have been lost and the rescue operations are in full swing.
Brave #Himveers of ITBP rescuing trapped persons from the tunnel near Tapovan, #Dhauliganga, #Uttarakhand this evening after 4 hrs of efforts. Total 12 persons were rescued from the tunnel out of which 3 were found unconscious. After first aid, carried on stretchers to road head. pic.twitter.com/iHsrFXjhDd— ITBP (@ITBP_official) February 7, 2021
People are hailing the heroes for their work after this particular video of ITBP jawans rescuing 12 persons from a tunnel near Tapovan went viral.
Real heroes! Respect 🙏 https://t.co/tLpiJjAid3— Waris Pathan (@warispathan) February 8, 2021
Heroes https://t.co/4YNHyCXXci— Faye DSouza (@fayedsouza) February 8, 2021
Very proud of you. No greater purpose than saving lives. https://t.co/9PtEoG4q95— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 8, 2021
Here is what heroes look like. @ITBP_official saving lives in the aftermath of the terrible tragedy in Uttarakhand. https://t.co/9NuQ7Ruh04— Neelesh Misra (@neeleshmisra) February 8, 2021
No words to describe your efforts and courage . RESPECT .Thank You 🙏 @ITBP_official https://t.co/73xjrU6GTL— Deepak Rajput (@DDeepakRajput) February 7, 2021
Priceless emotions!@ITBP_official 🙌🏻#Uttarakhand https://t.co/dGynrubL54— DhyeyDoshi (@DhyeyDoshi) February 7, 2021
Respect 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/iEOk7vQyLj— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 8, 2021
Ray of hope ..pray for other missing workers…#Uttarakhand https://t.co/UVQISOeHif— Prabhat Priyadarshi (@Priyadarshi0000) February 8, 2021
It’s time to remember what it’s like to feel alive..— Amita Ivy Satur (@IvySatur) February 7, 2021
More power to #IndianArmedForces
Prayers for #Uttarakhand@arunbothra @ParveenKaswan https://t.co/2LThBFPhpj
Great work guys.. salute you.. https://t.co/EDcu7H20vQ— Mayank (@Mayank00753845) February 7, 2021
Wholesome video https://t.co/MHvddltMHl— Devashish Ojha (@deva_ojha) February 7, 2021
Saluting the Himveers for their efforts in difficult terrain and circumstances.