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Bofors guns were inducted into the army in 1980. They can fire from both low and high angles. (File photo)
- In Ladakh, troops of both countries were shot three times in the last 20 days on the India-China border.
- In the war of Kargil, Bofors easily destroyed Pakistan's bunkers on the high hills.
Tensions between India and China are at an all-time high due to China's attempts to infiltrate eastern Ladakh. Meanwhile, the Indian Army is preparing to deploy Bofors Howitzer cannons there. News agency ANI gave this information on Wednesday. Accordingly, Army engineers are engaged in servicing Bofors cannons. These guns will be deployed on the border in a few days.
Bofors cannons did heavy damage to Pakistan
Bofors guns were inducted into the army in 1980. They can fire from low and high angles. These guns have been helpful in winning many wars. He also played an important role in winning Kargil's war against Pakistan in 1999. Bofors cannons easily destroyed Pakistan's bunkers and bases built on very high hills. Pakistan's army was heavily damaged by this.
Lieutenant Colonel Preeti Kanwar informed about the work of servicing and maintenance in connection with the preparations of the army on forward locations. He told that in the workshop, the engineers of the army take care of the maintenance of those weapons which are required under special circumstances. Technical store groups provide everything from the firing pin of a tank to the engine. Through mobile spares vans, we deliver components to technicians in forward areas.
Bullets were fired 3 times in the last 20 days at the India-China border.
There has been tension between India and China in Ladakh since May. On June 15, 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash between the two countries in Galvan. More than 40 Chinese soldiers were killed, but he did not confess. The latest dispute started from the night of 29–30 August, when China tried to capture the hill at the southern end of Pangong Lake, but the Indian troops were thwarted. In the past 20 days, 3 times air bullets have been fired from both the sides.
first time: At the southern end of Pangong Lake between 29–31 August
second time: September 7 in Mukhpari Heights area
third time: 8 September at the northern end of Pangong Lake