Raging the Red Dragon: Beijing puts Chinese army on HIGH ALERT amid standoff with militias

china-734728news625sf5fs65The war footing was triggered after armed insurgents attacked military and police posts close to the shared border at the weekend.

Official state-controlled news agency Xinhua said in a report on Sunday three armed groups attacked security posts in the border towns of Muse and Kutkai in Myanmar’s northeast, killing eight and injuring 29.

China’s defence ministry responded by declaring it was placing its army of more than two million soldiers on “high alert”.