Uttarakhand tunnel survivors airlifted to AIIMS-Rishikesh for check-up

Uttarkashi: Workers rescued from the Silkyara tunnel were airlifted to AIIMS-Rishikesh for a health check-up on Wednesday, officials said.

Forty-one workers were rescued from the collapsed tunnel in Uttarkashi after a gruelling 17-day operation that culminated on Tuesday evening.

The workers were kept under medical observation at a hospital in Chinyalisaur after their evacuation.