Pakistan Tank at Record 12,000 Feet on Pak-Afghan Border; Indian Media Hits Back

Pakistan Army tank reaches 12,000 feet high at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. The excited journalist covering the event called the initiative as a world record. 

According to a photo circulating on social media, the tank has been taken to the Brekh Muhammad Kandao (BMT) Top in the Safed Koh Range on the fenced Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Rajgal Valley of FATA. The area is opposite to Tora Bora in Afghanistan.

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According to Indian experts, Yes, for the Pakistan Army, it is a record. But the Indian Army has actually had armoured regiments posted as high as 15,200 feet, at Tangse in Eastern Ladakh, for years.

In fact, as early as the 1947-48 war with Pakistan, India had deployed tanks at Zoji La, which lies at an altitude of 12,000 feet. Tanks have also been deployed in North Sikkim (12,000 feet) for several years.