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India loses access to 26 of 65 patrol points in Eastern Ladakh: Report

The report was presented at the annual meeting of the nation's senior police commanders, which took place last week in Delhi and was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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India has lost access to 26 of 65 patrolling posts in Eastern Ladakh, a senior police officer in the union territory has said, reported NDTV.

In a worrying new revelation amid the nation's standoff with China at several flashpoints along the precarious 3,500-km border, the police officer said, "Presently there are 65 PPs (Patrolling Points) starting from Karakoram pass to Chumur which are to be patrolled regularly by the ISFs (Indian Security Forces). Out of 65 PPs, our presence is lost in 26 PPs (i.e. PP no. 5-17, 24-32, 37, due to restrictive or no patrolling by the ISFs."

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 10:15 PM IST

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