The Indian Army extended a helping hand to three Chinese citizens who lost their way in the Plateau area of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,500 feet on September 3, 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. Indian Army provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes, to protect them from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions.
The Indian army 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.