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Border tensions | Pakistan moves 20,000 additional soldiers to LoC: Report


A build-up in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir would mean additional responsibility for the Indian Army, besides having deployment of forces in eastern Ladakh to counter China.

Pakistan has deployed 20,000 additional soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) in occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, according to a report in The Economic Times.

This Pakistani deployment of two divisions of troops matches Chinese deployments along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. This deployment is also reportedly more than what Pakistan had after India conduct airstrikes in Balakot in February 2019. Gilgit-Baltistan adjoins Ladakh on the north.

Pakistani radars are also believed ...


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