The Indian Army has gained a big advantage over the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) by successfully beating it to occupy a strategic height at the southern region of the Pangong Tso lake in Eastern Ladakh, ANI has reported.
The Indian Army's special operations battalion was recently pressed into action in the area and made its move on the intervening night of 29 and 30 August.
The special operations battalion moved in the night and occupied the heights near the area where Chinese troops are camped.
"Height occupied by Indian Army troops including a special operations battalion is south of Southern bank of Pangong Tso near Thakung. Height was lying dormant and can give strategic advantage to the side which holds it for controlling the southern bank of lake and areas around it", says the report.
It was earlier reported that China had unilaterally tried to alter the agreed status quo in the region by taking military action on the southern bank of Pangong Tso lake. An alert Indian Army thwarted China's nefarious designs and strengthened India's positions.
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