On Wednesday, the army forced has rescued more than 150 tourists stuck in North Sikkim due to intense cold weather and heavy snowfall.

After the heavy snowfall, the tourists were left helpless that lasted over two hours, cut them off in the popular Lachung valley.

After seeking information, the army personnel reached the spot immediately to rescue the stranded tourists.

The helpless tourists were offered food, shelter, and all necessary medical care at the army camp, Colonel SJ Tiwari told the source.

More than 150 tourists stuck in Sikkim due to heavy snowfall, rescued by army | tnbclive.in

More than 150 tourists stuck in Sikkim due to heavy snowfall, rescued by army | tnbclive.in

In a press release, the army personnel informed that the “medical care was immediately given to a lady with a fractured hand and all those who complained of dizziness, breathlessness and other high-altitude related symptoms.”

Last month, the army force has rescued more than 3000 tourists, who were stuck near the India-China Border in Sikkim’s Nathula Pass due to heavy snow and rainfall. The army jawans even vacated their barracks to accommodate and provide medical aid to the stranded tourists.

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