A year after Doklam Standoff, the Indian intelligence agencies have gathered evidence of a strong Chinese presence in Zeo La near Mount Sajjum, a strategic location across the Line of Actual Control. The presence of the Chinese troops can’t be taken lightly as their location has the capability to “cut off the entire Dungti-Demchok axis” if ever any escalation takes place.
The Chinese have already built a road and according to the intelligence report, the Chinese army has built a hit for surveillance purposes. The report accessed by The New Indian Express points out that, “A rough motorable track originating from an inhabited area in China (approximately 25 km from LAC) running approximately 8 km towards LAC/Mount Sajjum was also observed,” the report said.
“Three Chinese vehicles were observed plying up to the visible area on the road towards LAC/Mount Sajjum. A hut-like structure, appeared to have been built by PLA on the top of Mount Sajjum, was also observed,” it added. Read More