Indian rescuers free all 41 workers trapped in a mountain tunnel for over 2 weeks
After a 17-day effort by Indian agencies and international experts, 41 workers trapped in an under-construction tunnel in the Himalayas have been rescued.
On Tuesday evening, the workers crawled out of a passageway dug through the rubble that separated them from the outside world. Their family members greeted them with hugs and tears before an ambulance whisked the workers away. Many of them had traveled many miles and camped outside the tunnel through the course of the operation.
The workers were hired by a Hyderabad-based engineering firm contracted by the...