A tunnel vision that hurts the Himalayas
India, Nov. 30 -- The 41 workers trapped in an under-construction tunnel at Silkyara-Barkot, Uttarkashi were rescued on Tuesday night after 17 days of harrowing wait. They were trapped in by a sudden collapse of the roof of a tunnel, which is part of the under-construction Char Dham highway, while preparing to end their 12-hour shift on Diwali (November 12). There will be a post-mortem of what went wrong at the construction site, including an evaluation of the rescue process, of course....
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