Rock Slide Damages Dam Site At Chamera In Himachal

Damaged Crane at Chamera III Dam siteChamba: A landslide has left three workers injured, with heavy damages having occurred at a dam site of a power project in Chamba district, with the loss reported to be mounting in crores.

Huge rocks and accompanying debris fell on the dam site of Chamera III project being executed on Ravi River, about 40 kilometers from Chamba town, last night, reports reaching the district headquarters stated.

Two power crane at work on the construction site are believed to have collapsed, the preliminary damages of which were assessed at over Rs 6 crores.

The dam for the National Hydroelectric Power Corporations project on the fast flowing Himalayan river was being constructed by contractor company, Hindustan Construction Company.

The damage would delay execution of the project.

Power cranes at the dam site HCC dam and crain on 25.9.09 Damaged Crane at Chamera III Dam_site

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