Xinjiang Military District border guards patrolling New Year’s Eve text messaging handset with Compass
data for: border guards patrolling the border line riding. Zhu Guangxin photo
the reporter Sun Xingwei February 13 Horgos border even in the Xinjiang Military District reported –
snowflakes, hanging lanterns. Sino-Kazakh border Horgos border with Xinjiang Military Region, immersed in a festive atmosphere.
New Year’s Eve at noon, led the patrol squad commander cattle Xudong wore snow, long foot patrol road.
Not long ago, 60-years of heavy snow hit the border. Today, the wind coerced snow, flew at his face like a knife, the soldiers quickly put on the nose end of the retaining full of frost, snow and ice cold shoes stepped on, “creak” sound.
out of 1 km, the soldiers Li Huaifu with “Compass” handheld users to send text messages to a higher level machine: “We have to clamp the north, after 10 minutes of observation, no exceptions.” Squad leader told reporters that Wang Qinghua, the officers and men patrol trip down at least 8 or more messages to send.
“note in front of the case, the rapid spread hidden!” Cattle commander suddenly orders.
“lie down, occupy a favorable position, the gun, aim!” Soldiers quickly lie down in the snow, hidden observation, ear whistling wind, snow filled field.
turned out that the cattle company commander in the patrol on the way out to you a temporary ‘situation. ” “Festive holiday, vigilance should be higher, just proper and timely disposal of the soldiers.” Cow commander stood up, slapped him in the snow told reporters.
At this time, the reporter’s cell phone rang. “Dad, I wish you and uncles good holiday at the border …” thousands of miles away, came the voice of his son innocent.
squad leader Wang Qinghua, told reporters: “We are going to be a father commander cow friends, eight months pregnant sister-in-law, a person in the home for the New Year … …”
“keep the border difficult to Gu, the same soldiers Wang squad leader is the only son, a soldier just home for eight years and had a Chinese New Year. “cattle company commander took over incumbent.
3 hours later, the team into a vent. Gust of wind hit, snow Pitougainao call, 50 meters away, struggling to walk for 10 minutes. Walk in the front ranks cattle company commander, and told the soldiers followed closely behind. Half an hour long and difficult journey, finally out of the air patrol squad. At this time, the reporter’s shoes have been filled with cold snow, and many soldiers camouflage trousers have formed a lump of ice.
5 hours later, the sky dusk, in the Sino-Kazakh border pillar No. 324 before the officers and men were neatly lined up, King solemn salute to the boundary marker.
At this point, the distance came the faint sound of firecrackers … …