Amidst escalating tensions at Pangong Fingers, India sends more troops


New Delhi, Sep 11: A large number of Indian troops are being deployed along the Finger 3 Ridgeline on the north bank of Pangong Tso in Ladakh. This comes in the wake of the Chinese PLA increasing deployment significantly. 

Sources tell OneIndia that the Indian Army has occupied heights overlooking the Chinese PLA positions at Finger 4 along Pangong Tso. These actions were carried out along with pre-emptive actions to occupy heights near the southern bank of Pangong Tso in the end of August. The Chinese never vacated Finger 4 Ridgeline despite agreeing to completely disengage. The Chinese instead moved 2,000 soldiers on the upper reaches of the ridge Tuesday night. India too moved the same number of troops to the Finger 3 ridgline. 

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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