GANGTOK: Indian army rescued at least three Chinese nationals in North Sikkim. The army provided them medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes.
As per Army sources, the Chinese nationals lost their way in the Plateau area of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,500 feet.
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.
The development came at a time when a Congress MLA claimed that Chinese Army has abducted five villagers of Arunachal Pradesh.