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Indian Army Rescues Chinese Citizens in North Sikkim

The Indian Army extended a helping hand to three Chinese citizens who lost their way in Plateau area of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,500 feet on Thursday, September 03, 2020.
(Indian Army personnel providing medical assistance to Chinese citizens in North Sikkim)

Kohima, September 05 (NEx): The Indian Army extended a helping hand to three Chinese citizens who lost their way in Plateau area of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,500 feet on Thursday, September 03, 2020.

‘Realising danger to the lives of the Chinese citizens which included two men and one woman in sub zero temperatures, the soldiers of Indian Army immediately reached out and provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes to protect them from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions,’ said a statement from Indian Army.

(Indian Army personnel providing food items to Chinese citizens in North Sikkim)

The Indian troops also gave them appropriate guidance to reach their destination after which they moved back.

The Chinese citizens expressed their gratitude to India and the Indian Army for their prompt assistance, added the statement.

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