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As India-China border tensions simmer, PLA adds 3 more battalions in Ladakh

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Srinagar: Amid the escalating tensions between Indian and China at Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, China has deployed three more battalions of its troops near the LAC.

China, according to a report by a Delhi based news organisation ZeeNews, had deployed three battalions including a battalion of the PLA Ground Force near Rechin La at LAC and deployed two battalions near the Spangur lake, on September 1, 2020. All of these are part of the 62 Combined Arms Brigade present at Shikwan.

On September 7, India armed forces personnel claimed that they have foiled an incursion of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) into Mukhri area of ​​Chushul; however, cautioned that more such actions are expected from China in the coming days.

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