Sikkim Standoff: Red Alert For India As China Increases Military Presence At Doklam – Defenceaviationpost

In a stern message to India, China has stepped up its troop presence at Doklam, according to Indian Express. Beijing has come up with around 80 tents for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troopers at a distance of around one km from Dolam plateau, north of Doka La post. However, the number of soldiers in the area is likely to be less than 800, IE report says. The number suggests that the neighbouring has not deployed a full PLA infantry battalion yet. Notably, the ongoing standoff had begin seven weeks back. Apart from this around 300 PLA soldiers are deployed at the ground zero. Indian Army has so far kept around 350 soldiers in nearly 30 tents. According to the report, there was no movement from the other side that has been tracked by jawans.

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Sikkim Standoff: Red Alert For India As China Increases Military Presence At Doklam – Defenceaviationpost