Gangtok: The Indian Army rescued three Chinese nationals who got stranded in north Sikkim’s plateau area at 17,500 ft altitude under extreme climatic conditions.
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.
The Chinese citizens expressed their gratitude to India and the Indian Army for their prompt assistance.
“#IndianArmy extends help and #Medical assistance to stranded #Chinese citizens at the India – China Border of #NorthSikkim at altitude of 17,500 feet under extreme climatic conditions. For #IndianArmy #Humanity is foremost,” the Indian Army tweeted on Saturday.
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) September 5, 2020