India tunnel collapse – level 1

20-11-2023 07:00

Workers are building in a tunnel in India. The tunnel is in the Himalayan region. Some people are angry. The project will hurt the area.

The tunnel falls. 40 workers are inside. It is hard to rescue them. Rescuers need to clear 50 meters of stuff. They already clear 20 meters. They want to make a long hole to get inside. But it is not easy. The workers get air and food through pipes. Some feel sick, but they have medicine.

The tunnel is part of a big road project. But it brings many problems. Officials are checking the accident.

Difficult words: rescue (to make someone safe again), pipe (a long, narrow tube), accident (an event which hurts someone).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What are the potential implications of the tunnel project on the environment of the Himalayan region?


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