1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project construction resumes
ISLAMABAD, July 3 (APP): Construction work on the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project was resumed after removing the debris
from the accident site on Sunday.
According to a WAPDA spokesman, four persons, including two Chinese
nationals, lost their lives when the scaffolding for concrete work
at Tarbela Dam collapsed on Saturday night.
WAPDA has been carrying out construction work round-the-clock
under accelerated programme to complete the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project.
As concrete pouring was going on at the site last night, the scaffolding for concrete work downstream of Unit No. 17 collapsed at
about 11. Four persons, including two Chinese, were also injured, who
were taken to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Tarbela.