Indian Army Rescues 2500 Tourists in Sikkim

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.”

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.

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