China has appointed Wang Kai as army commander in the Tibet military region. Wang previously led China’s 13th Army Group.  Photo: Handout China has appointed Wang Kai as army commander in the Tibet military region. Wang previously led China’s 13th Army Group.  Photo: Handout
China has appointed Wang Kai as army commander in the Tibet military region. Wang previously led China’s 13th Army Group. Photo: Handout

China appoints new army commander to Tibet region from elite ‘Tiger in the mountains’ force

  • Wang Kai formerly led the 13th Group Army, a unit that specialises in fighting in tough landscapes, says local media
  • Military observer says Beijing needs an experienced commander to supervise the region and keep the Chinese border safe

Topic |   China-India border dispute
China has appointed Wang Kai as army commander in the Tibet military region. Wang previously led China’s 13th Army Group.  Photo: Handout China has appointed Wang Kai as army commander in the Tibet military region. Wang previously led China’s 13th Army Group.  Photo: Handout
China has appointed Wang Kai as army commander in the Tibet military region. Wang previously led China’s 13th Army Group. Photo: Handout
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