New Delhi: The Ministry Of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said it was monitoring the situation in eastern Ladakh after reports claimed that China was constructing a second bridge around the strategically key Pangong Tso lake.
“We have seen reports on this bridge or a second bridge. We are monitoring the situation. Probably area that is referred to, we felt it is occupied. Talks are on with the Chinese side,” said MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi at the weekly media briefing.
The second bridge being built on the Pangong Tso lake on the Chinese side will be used to transport heavy war vehicles like tanks, and armored vehicles very close to the Indian border, reports said.