Indian Army rescued more than 2500 tourists stranded in snowfall near Nathu La Pass in Sikkim on Saturday. All tourists were provided food, shelter & medical care last night by Indian Army Eastern Command.
“On December 27, about 2500 tourists were stranded due to heavy snowfall between the 13th Mile to Nathu La Pass,” Indian Army said. Indian Army said, “Tourists traveling in 400 taxis were trapped there while returning from Tsomgo Lake to Nathu La Pass.”
#Relief #RescueOperation.#IndianArmy rescued more than 2500 civilians stuck in more than 400 vehicles around Nathula, Sikkim due to heavy snowfall. All were provided food, shelter & medical care last night. #AlwaysWithYou pic.twitter.com/FoaXnGNXQV— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) December 29, 2018
The Easter Command of Indian Army is still conducting relief and rescue operations so that all the stranded tourists can be safely sent to the Sikkim capital, Gangtok.
#HADRSikkim2019#NationFirst— EasternCommand_IA (@easterncomd) December 28, 2019
Braving hostile and inclement weather #IndianArmy rescued 1700 tourists who were stranded between 13th Mile to Natu La in Sikkim on 27 Dec. Much needed food, shelter, medicines & warm clothing helped the stranded tourists @adgpi @SpokespersonMOD pic.twitter.com/os5d25YDc8