Guwahati: The Border Roads Organisation on Monday rescued 40 tourists who were stranded near Sikkim’s Nathula due to heavy rainfall.
According to reports, the tourists were served hot meals and given shelter in the BRO detachments and were sent back to Gangtok after the road was opened by BRO.
The rescue operation near Nathula Pass was carried out by BRO Karmayogies.
“They were served hot meals and given shelter in the BRO detachments by Karamyogis of project Swastik of BRO.They were sent back to Gangtok after road was opened by project Swastik of BRO,” stated a Defense PRO.
This selfless devotion is a hallmark of BRO under the able guidance of DG Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry posted in the region.
Earlier in the first week of April, the BRO rescued a total of 350 tourists stranded in east Sikkim after they were stuck in a sudden avalanche.
Seven persons were killed and many are feared trapped after the avalanche hit a site near Sikkim’s Nathu La mountain pass.
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