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172 MEIL workers shifted to safer location in Ganderbal

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172 MEIL workers shifted to safer location in Ganderbal


Ganderbal, Jan 15 (KNO): The authorities on Sunday shifted at least 172 workers of Mega Engineering and Infrastructure Limited company to safer location after snow avalanches struck Sarbal area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district over the last few days.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that after yesterday’s avalanche, Army, Police and SDRF jointly launched a rescue operation to evacuate the workers.

He said 172 workers have been shifted to safer location.

On Saturday evening an avalanche struck near tunnel construction site in Sarbal area.

On January 12 two labourers of the construction company died after back-to-back avalanched hit near the construction site—(KNO)

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