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Indian Navy’s Malacca deployment spots Chinese ships in Indian Ocean
By Shaurya Karanbir Gurung
NEW DELHI: Indian Navy’s Malacca Strait deployment which started in June last year has spotted three Chinese naval ships entering the Indian Ocean Region from Ombai Wetar in Indonesia, officials said today. The Chinese ships are on an anti-piracy duty and were heading to the Gulf of Aden.
The spotting of the Chinese ships has been due to the Indian Navy’s ‘Mission Based Deployment’ wherein currently 50 of its ships are deployed in the Indian Ocean Region, including the Malacca Strait.
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