Uttarakhand: ITBP digs blocked tunnel to rescue workers trapped in NTPC project

Floods caused by a glacier burst in Uttarakhand yesterday caused some major damage to two hydropower projects in Chamoli district. The NTPC said a part of under-construction hydropower project near Tapovan was damaged and ITBP personnel are carrying rescue operations currently as 15-20 people are feared to be trapped inside the tunnel. An official claimed 120 workers were on the roster at the NTPC project and three bodies have been recovered from the site till now. Two villages, Rheni and Lata, are believed to have been swept away as a glacier broke off. Watch the full video to see the ground report from the scene with Times Now.