Ladakh: 35,000 Indian troops acclimatised to cold, have an edge over China

The Indian troops deployed there are mentally prepared for tackling the weather and terrain

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An Indian army vehicle moves towards Ladakh, amid India-China border dispute in eastern Ladakh, at Bara-lacha la mountain pass in Lahual district

ANI New Delhi
Preparing for a long haul in the Eastern Ladakh sector in extreme winters, the Indian Army has an edge over the Chinese as it has deployed 35,000 troops there who have already done tenures in high altitude and cold conditions.
The Indian troops deployed there are mentally prepared for tackling the weather and terrain.
In contrast, the Chinese troops deployed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are not used to these conditions as they have been brought from mainland China and are not accustomed to high altitude extreme cold weather conditions.
"We are preparing to provide extreme cold weather portable cabins for

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First Published: Jul 30 2020 | 7:31 PM IST

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