Jammu & Kashmir

Ramban tunnel collapse: All 10 bodies retrieved, say officials

Men and machinery on spot to rescue trapped workers in Ramban following a collapse of an under construction tunnel. [FPK Photo/ Mukhtar Zahoor]

Ramban: With the retrieving of the tenth body from the debris of an under-construction tunnel that collapsed in Ramban on Thursday, officials said that the rescue operation will be called off as all the bodies have been recovered from the spot.

A senior police officer told Free Press Kashmir that all the bodies have been retrieved from the site. The officer added that a case has been registered in this regard and police have taken up further investigations.

The officer said that a case of negligence has also been registered in this regard. He identified the deceased as Jadav Roy, Gautam Roy, Sudhir Roy, Dipak Roy and Parimal Roy all from West Bengal and Shiva Chouhan from Assam, Nepalese national Navaraj Chaudhary and Kushi Ram Chaudhary and Mohammad Muzaffar Mohammad Ishirat, both residents of Marog District of Ramban.

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