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India’s Military Said to Increase Alert Along Tense China Border. Upto 50,000 Soldiers Have Been Put On Notice

  • India’s Military Said to Increase Alert Along Tense China Border
    by Nc Bipindra,, 12 Aug 2017
    * Up to 50,000 soldiers have been put on notice, officials say
    * Move is latest in eight-week standoff at remote tri-junction

    India has increased its military alert along its eastern border with China, placing around 50,000 soldiers on notice amid an eight-week-long stand-off with Chinese troops near a three-way junction between Bhutan, China and India, people familiar with the matter said.

    The ‘no war, no peace’ operational alert among the soldiers along the 1,500-kilometer (932 miles) stretch of the 4,057-km Sino-Indian Line of Actual Control was raised earlier this week following a threat assessment prompted by hardening Chinese rhetoric in the recent weeks, government officials who get regular updates on the situation said in New Delhi on Aug. 12. They asked not to be identified citing rules on speaking to the media.

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August 14, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , ,

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