Indian Army occupies more peaks around Pangong Lake
Ladakh : Indian Army has reportedly occupied new heights on the North bank of Pangong Lake which gives India a strategic advantage of keeping an eye of Chinese Army position at Finger 4 area.
When we talk about fighting a war on mountains, it is known that army on the peak has an advantage which lies with India in the north and south bank of Pangong Lake. There are reports that China has also started building its forces on the north bank of Pangong Tso and is trying to come near Indian soldiers position in the area.
The whole Pangong Tso area in the Ladakh sector is on edge with expectation of some kind of action from the Chinese Army to regain lost ground on the south of the lake where India had in a pre-emptive move occupied two dozen strategic heights.
The Pangong Tso area is now being controlled by the commanders in Beijing and no local PLA is involved.
To put pressure on India, China had also brought forward its 15-20 tanks near Spanggur Gap, a mountain pass on the LAC, between China and India. India too has deployed its battle tanks.
In its Moldo garrison, China has now deployed 5,000-7,000 soldiers and India has a similar number in the area.
India has placed a barbed wire in the border region and warned Chinese Army of action if they try to cross the wires.
On Monday night the Chinese Army tried to remove the barbed wire but were warned to go back. Chinese troops then fired in the air to intimidate Indian soldiers. PLA troops were carrying what looked like traditional Guandao weapons (a single-edge sword-like blade on the end of a pole) and had automatic rifles.