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China law tightens land borders amid regional tensions

Move comes amid dispute with India, worries over influx from Afghanistan

PLA soldiers patrol on a glacier in China's Xinjiang region on Aug. 31.   © AP

BEIJING -- China’s top legislative body on Saturday passed a law to strengthen the country's land borders amid rising tensions with India over disputed territory and concerns over a possible influx of Islamic extremists from Afghanistan.

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