India-China: Both armies step back, no buffer zone

India-China: Both armies step back, no buffer zone

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Soldiers of China’s People’s Liberation Army and Indian Army have moved back at least 600 metres from the four friction points in east Ladakh where they were in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation, people familiar with the developments told Hindustan Times after an on-ground verification by the army.

The PLA soldiers, who had maintained an aggressive posture, have also taken a step back at other locations along the 1,597 km Line of Actual Control in the western sector.

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Initial reports had indicated that the PLA troops had moved 1.5 km from the stand-off point.

Military officials said this implied that there was no buffer zone.

For more details, read the report on Hindustan Times.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jul 12, 2020