Patrols go around Barkor anti-clockwise, i.e. against the flow of pilgrimsdoing korras around the Jokhang temple. These soldiers are typically armed with submachine guns.
There are armed soldiers posted on every intersection in the Tibetan part of Lhasa, including entrances to major alleyways. Temples and monasteries are also guarded by soldiers.
Armed soldiers are also posted on strategically located rooftops throughout
From Lhasa to the Nepal border there are checkpoints in all passes.
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