China Responds to India Tensions With New Military Drills Near Border


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China has carried out a live-fire test at the contested border with India in a show of force as tensions between the two Asian giants fester. "The female missile platoon fired live ammunition at a new subsonic target aircraft for the first time on the Karakoram Plateau at an altitude of 4,300 meters. The female soldiers found an 'enemy aircraft' due east and launched the missile after a countdown. The missile took off and accurately hit the target," state broadcaster China Central Television said on X-like Chinese platform Weibo on Monday. The live fire exercise by the People's Liberation Army...