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Doklam Standoff: Reports of China incursion in Ladakh wrong, says govt

Close to the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction, India has reinforced troops along the eastern border

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Doklam: The word from Ground Zero

sources on Sunday denied reports of building a bridge in

Earlier a report said on Sunday was building a bridge in the no man's land in

"The report that is building a bridge in is wrong," a source said.

The source also denied any fresh aggression from

Amid a stand-off in Doklam, close to the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction, India has reinforced along the eastern

At Doklam, the point of the stand-off, there are around 350 on the Indian side and around the same number of soldiers on the other side of the

There have been no increase in or any movement on the Chinese side that may indicate a possible conflict.

The soldiers have been asked to be on high alert, and artillery guns have been moved to different points. Army officials in New Delhi have refused to comment on the situation.

The standoff close to the tri-junction of India-China-Bhutan started on June 16, after a construction party from China's People's Liberation Army entered the area and attempted to construct a road.

A Royal Bhutan Army patrol attempted to dissuade them and the ambassador of Bhutan publicly stated that it lodged a protest with the Chinese through their embassy in New Delhi on June 20.

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