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China destroyed its helipad on north bank of Pangong Tso

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China has destroyed its helipad and temporary jetty built on Finger 5 near the Line of Actual Control between India and China in eastern Ladakh.

According to a report published in the Times of India , after the tension between India and China increased last year, China built a helipad and temporary jetty on Finger 5 near the northern shore of Pangong Tso Lake. Also fortifications were being made for the army.

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But now China is destroying these structures under the process of military disengagement.

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Recently, the two countries had agreed to start the disengagement process in Pangong Tso from February 10. Under this, both sides have to destroy all the structures built in the finger area near the Line of Actual Control after April last year and the forces should return to their old positions.

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As per the disengagement process, the Chinese army is returning from Finger 8, north of Pangong Tso, towards Sreejap plane in the east, while the Indian soldier is returning west towards Dhan Singh Thapa post between Finger 2 and Finger 3.

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According to the newspaper, the Chinese army is also removing the 80 meter long banner in which some signs and maps were made in Chinese language. This banner was placed between finger 5 and 6.

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This banner of the Chinese Army, making its claim on the ground, was made in such a way that it can be easily seen from the sky with the aircraft.

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