Indian Army rescues 447 stranded tourists at Nathu La

In a press release, the Army informed that the tourists were rescued from the high reaches near the India-China border at Nathu La following sudden heavy snowfall.

The Indian Army yesterday rescued 447 stranded tourists at Nathu La, near the Indo-China border East Sikkim.

In a press release, the Army informed that the tourists were rescued from the high reaches near the India-China border at Nathu La following sudden heavy snowfall.

The stranded tourists were in 155 vehicles stuck over a 15-kilometre stretch and started skidding after the snowstorm.

The tourists were rescued in army vehicles and accommodated inside the barracks of 17 Mile Military Camp.

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