Exclusive: [Indian] Army Mobilises Sappers, Engineers Along China Border – The Quint

Besides infantry troops and artillery units of the Sukna-based 33 Corps, the Indian army has mobilised sappers and engineers from Panagarh in lower Bengal to bolster its presence along the India-China borders in Sikkim.

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Army sources revealed to The Quint that the sappers and engineers’ units have been made part of this massive mobilisation, comprising between 30,000-40,000 troops, for building bridges across mountainous streams in the higher reaches where the network of roads “may not be in the best of conditions in the monsoons”.

Exclusive: Army Mobilises Sappers, Engineers Along China Border – The Quint