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India moves mountains to build military road to China border

China's foreign ministry said the trip would gravely damage border stability

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India China relations

Niharika Mandhana  |  Tame Chung Chung (India) 



Arunachal Pradesh
A bulldozer clears a landslide from India’s Tezpur-Tawang highway, which runs to the Chinese border, in Arunachal Pradesh. Photo: Reuters

On the near-vertical slopes of the eastern Himalayas, workers are blasting and cutting treacherous rock faces to build a top-priority military asset: a 34-mile road to the country’s disputed border with China.

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First Published: Thu, April 06 2017. 02:14 IST

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