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Aug 10, 2017 03:49 PM IST | Source: NEWS18.com

Indian army orders people near Doklam to vacate their village

According to sources, a few hundred villagers living in Nathang village have been asked to vacate their houses immediately. Nathang is 35 km from the site of the two-month old standoff between Indian and Chinese troops.

Indian army orders people near Doklam to vacate their village

The Indian Army has ordered the evacuation of a village close to the Doklam India-Bhutan-China tri-junction.

According to sources, a few hundred villagers living in Nathang village have been asked to vacate their houses immediately. Nathang is 35 km from the site of the two-month old standoff between Indian and Chinese troops.

It was not immediately clear if the order had been issued to accommodate thousands of soldiers of the 33 Corp who are reportedly moving from Sukna towards Doklam or whether it was a precautionary measure to avoid civilian casualties in case of a skirmish.

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