Indian army soldiers walk past their parked trucks at a makeshift transit camp before heading to Ladakh, near Baltal.
Indian army soldiers walk past their parked trucks at a makeshift transit camp before heading to Ladakh, near Baltal. Reuters

China’s foreign ministry on Tuesday denied reports that Chinese troops are laying fibre optic cables at a flashpoint at the border with India.

China and India will remain in communication through diplomatic and military channels, foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a news briefing.

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