As part of the troop disengagement it reached with India, China has dismantled its jetty as well as a helipad at Finger 5 on the northern banks of the Pangong Tso.

It is currently in process of taking down tents and observation posts in the area.

The move comes days after the two countries agreed.

On a disengagement plan China in Eastern Ladakh where they caught in a deadlock for over eight months.

The agreement inked by the two countries, under which the disengagement kicked off on February 10, specifies that China will begin to move its troops to Finger 8 and India will move back towards Finger 3. India will retain its troops at Dhan Singh Thapa administration camp.

On February 11, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told Parliament.

“Happy to inform parliament that we have agreed on a disengagement plan with China for North and South Pangong lake.”

The disengagement of tanks and armoured vehicles in south bank was completed by Thursday evening; there were more than 100 tanks on both sides.