Some Chinese Troops on Alert at NK Border

Apr 13, 2017

According to UPI, China has put its military on “nationwide alert” while ordering 25,000 more troops to prepare to be sent to the North Korean border as tensions build. Citing the Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy, a nongovernmental organization in Hong Kong, the Oriental Daily News reports that Beijing has ordered troops from all five of its military regions to be on high alert due to the escalating crisis in the region. “Armored and mechanized infantry brigades in the provinces of Shandong, Zhejiang and Yunnan received the state mandate.”