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Indian military amasses more men, material at border with China

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, June 28: The Indian military is amassing more men and material as a precautionary deployment along the 3,488-km-long disputed border with China.

The deployment, perhaps one of the biggest in the recent years, comes at a time when India and China are locked in a hitherto unprecedented standoff - for eight weeks now - at multiple points along their border.

Sources said that Indian Army has deployed three more divisions in eastern Ladakh region to bolster its position on the Line of Actual Control.

Apart from tanks and artillery, the Army has deployed their advanced very quick-reaction surface-to-air missile defence systems, including Akash missiles which have the capacity to take down very combat aircraft and drones. � IANS

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