Two tunnels discovered after earth caves in


Rourkela: The residents of Jabaghata under Bisra block in Sundargarh district on Wednesday discovered two mysterious tunnels in after the earth caved in following heavy downpour last night.

According to available information, the first tunnel was spotted in Jabaghata locality after the rainwater receded on Monday. Sources said the tunnel goes nearly 30 feet below the ground.

On being informed district administration officials along with fire service personnel reached the spot and carried out an inspection. However, before they could ascertain any information, another tunnel was spotted 50 metres away from the first one.

After failing to find the source of both the tunnels, the district administration informed the Geological Survey of India about the matter and requested to carry out a further examination of the tunnels, said a source.

According to reports, officials from Geological Survey of India, Bhubaneswar will visit the spot on Thursday to conduct a thorough inspection of the tunnel.

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