China’s People’s Liberation army has begin live fire confrontation drills.
Local media reported 1,000 soldiers and 100 military vehicles of the 80th Group Army were mobilized to northwest China.
Videos have been released on social media showing large weapons and tanks being transported via railway.
CGTN news producer Shen Shi Wei tweeted the video, with the caption: “Let’s wait and see”.
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The clip has sparked fear among Twitter users.
One responded to the clip: “Are they going to attack India?”
A second blasted: “Trying to frighten India by showing these visuals but this is not gonna work!”
Another angry user suggested China had more important things to focus on.
They said: “ Sir, Why do you showoff your 3Ft soldiers circus? Pay attention to financial things and companies moving out of China!”
Others supported the drills.
Some users even posted words of support, such as “good” and “go ahead!”