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Indian Army fully geared to fight full-fledged war in eastern Ladakh: Northern Command

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
Asserting that it is fully prepared to fight a full-fledged war even in winters in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army said if China created conditions for war, they will face a better trained & prepared Indian troops. Army's Northern Command made these assertions after reacting to China's official media reports that India's operational logistics is not geared up adequately.
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