NEW DELHI : There has been a major force build-up of Chinese tanks and infantry forces in the South Pangong region of Eastern Ladakh in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian media reported. Given the range of their guns, Chinese artillery would be located in ‘depth’ positions, more than twenty kilometres away from the Line of Actual Control, NDTV reported. As per the NDTV report, the presence of additional tank forces has been detected not too far from Chinese positions in Moldo in South Pangong. It added that the Indian Army has reinforced its own tank formations in the area, and deployed additional forces to shore up the heights that it holds along the disputed Line of Actual Control in the region. The report further said that there had been heavy air activity as well along the Line of Actual Control with the Chinese Air Force stepping up its fighter deployment from both the Ngari-Gunsa and Hotan air bases in Tibet, an autonomous region of China.