Jammu & Kashmir

Ramban tunnel collapse: Nine out of ten 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: Nine out of ten bodies have been retrieved from the debris of an under-construction tunnel that collapsed near Khooni Nallah area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, officials said on Friday.

An official told Free Press Kashmir that nine out of ten bodies have been recovered and shifted to district hospital Ramban for further formalities. He said the identification of the dead bodies is underway.

The official added that the traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway has not been hampered by the incident as vehicles ply the thoroughfare smoothly.

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