SRINAGAR: British and the Indian armies are scheduled to begin their second joint exercises in Leh and Ladakh areas of Held Kashmir from September 1. According to defence sources, the troops of British deployed in Afghanistan to fight the Taliban are included in the troop column meant to participate in the exercise. The sources said that these forces will be taught how to fight in the hills. In past too there had been common exercises of the British forces with the Indian Air Force.He said that these exercises would be carried out in Nubra valley. Nubra is strategically very important. It is not confirmed how long these exercise will continue. The sources added that the instructors for the common exercise have taken HAWS (High Altitude Warfare School) Sonamarg.-SANA
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