6.8 quake: Rescue operation

Updated: Sep 20, 2011 21:09 IST

People carrying the body of one of the victims of Sunday's earthquake at Mangan, the worst affected hamlet in North Sikkim on Tuesday. The former kingdom, Sikkim, which became part of India in 1975, has no airports or railway stations and foreign tourists must obtain special permits before visiting.
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People carrying the body of one of the victims of Sunday's earthquake at Mangan, the worst affected hamlet in North Sikkim on Tuesday. The former kingdom, Sikkim, which became part of India in 1975, has no airports or railway stations and foreign tourists must obtain special permits before visiting.

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