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Do you use microwave arms in China in LAC? Fake News, Army Says | India News


NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, the Army dismissed as “false” some online media reports from China that the People’s Liberation Army had used microwave weapons to force Indian soldiers to retreat during the military standoff in course in eastern Ladakh.
Jin Canrong, a professor of international relations at Renmin University in Beijing, has been quoted as saying in the media that the PLA turned two strategic hills occupied by Indian soldiers into a “microwave oven”, while firing directed energy weapons ( DEW) in August. 29. He claimed that the Indian troops in the two hills began to vomit and were forced to retreat, allowing the Chinese soldiers to retake positions without a conventional exchange of fire.
“It is a false and ridiculous claim, part of the ongoing psychological operations from across the border. The PLA does not appear to have recovered from the impact of our troops occupying various heights of the Kailash range on the southern bank of Pangong Tso-Chushul from August 29 to 30, ”said a senior Army official.
India’s military confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh is in its seventh month, with more than 50,000 soldiers from the two armies, backed by howitzers, tanks and missile systems, remaining deployed in the high-altitude region. Although military and diplomatic talks are underway, the exact modalities and sequence of the proposed withdrawal have yet to be finalized.

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