China has reportedly set 25,000 troops along the North Korean border
All five regions military regions from China have been ordered by Beijing to maintain readiness for the possibility of conflict along their border with Kim Jong-un’s kingdom, according to UPI.
China’s armoured and mechanised infantry brigades in the Shandong, Zhejiang and Yunnan provinces have been given the go-ahead.
Forbidden photographs depict the true North Korean army
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While tourists are able to visit North Korea as part of a controlled tour group, they are asked by their handlers to never take photographs of soldiers. These pictures taken by photographer Eric Lafforgue show the reality of military service in the secretive state
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Soldiers enjoy a ride at the funfair in Pyongyang
The troops being deployed from China to the Korean peninsula are from the 47th group army of the Ninth Armoured Brigade, the Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy.
China has already sent 150,000 troops to the North Korean border on Sunday, Taiwan’s China Post has claimed.
It comes after the US and South Korea conducted joint military exercises around the peninsula.