23 Army Personnel Missing in Sikkim Flash Flood, Rescue Ops Underway
– ⚡ 23 Army personnel have been reported missing after a flash flood in North Sikkim.
– ⚡ The flash flood was triggered by a cloud burst over Lhonak Lake in North Sikkim.
– ⚡ Some Army establishments along the valley have been affected.
– ⚡ 4 NDRF teams have been deployed to aid rescue operations along Teesta River.
– ⚡ Search and rescue operations are underway.
– ⚡ The incident took place on Wednesday morning.
– ⚡ The Teesta River is one of the major rivers in Sikkim.
– ⚡ North Sikkim is a mountainous region that is prone to natural disasters.
– ⚡ The Indian Army has launched a massive search operation to find the missing personnel.
– ⚡ The Prime Minister of India has expressed his concern over the incident and has directed all possible assistance to be provided to the rescue operations.
– ⚡ The Chief Minister of Sikkim has also visited the site of the incident and is monitoring the rescue operations.