Indian Army personnel offering hot food to the stranded Chinese nationals
Indian Army personnel offering hot food to the stranded Chinese nationals|EastMojo image
SIKKIM

Indian Army rescues Chinese nationals who strayed into Sikkim

Two Chinese men and a woman strayed into North Sikkim with their car at an altitude of 17,500 ft

Team EastMojo

Team EastMojo

Amid the ongoing tension between China and India, 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 03 September 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.

Indian Army personnel fixing the vehicle of Chinese nationals who strayed into North Sikkim
Indian Army personnel fixing the vehicle of Chinese nationals who strayed into North SikkimPIB

Food and warm clothes were also provided to the three to protect them from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions.

Indian Army personnel offering oxygen to the stranded Chinese nationals
Indian Army personnel offering oxygen to the stranded Chinese nationalsPIB

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.

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