In a demonstration of courage and desire to serve the people of the country, personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) rescued a man who was left stranded in a cliff near Lachung in Sikkim.

ITBP mountaineers from the 48th Battalion undertook the rescue mission.

After hours of efforts by the ITBP personnel, the man was rescued and brought to safety.

The rescue operation was completed successfully with the person suffering only minor injuries.

The person was later given first aid.

“Rescue of a person from the middle of a cliff by 48th Battalion ITBP near Lachung, Sikkim yesterday. ITBP mountaineers after hours of efforts rescued the person who had sustained minor injuries while stranded at the cliff. He was also administered the first aid by #Himveers,” the ITBP said.

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The person who was rescued by the ITBP jawans have has been identified as Ujwal Rai.

Locals of the area too came forward to assist the ITBP jawans in the rescue efforts.

The man had reportedly gone to repair a water pipeline behind the General Reserve Engineer Force camp in Lachung.

However, he got stuck on the cliff and needed to be rescued.

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