6.8 quake: Rescue operation

Updated: Sep 20, 2011 21:09 IST

An aerial view of a landslide on a road on the outskirts of Gangtok, after an earthquake struck the north-eastern Indian state of Sikkim. Nestling in the Himalayas between Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan, Sikkim is a region of mountain myths, Buddhist monasteries and scattered communities far outside the mainstream.
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An aerial view of a landslide on a road on the outskirts of Gangtok, after an earthquake struck the north-eastern Indian state of Sikkim. Nestling in the Himalayas between Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan, Sikkim is a region of mountain myths, Buddhist monasteries and scattered communities far outside the mainstream.

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