“Chinese border defense troops were forced to take countermeasures to stabilize the situation after the Indian troops outrageously fired warning shots to PLA border patrol soldiers who were about to negotiate,” the spokesperson was cited as saying in a second tweet from Global Times.
Chinese soldiers fired in the air while attempting to close in on Indian positions across the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh on Monday night, the Indian Army said on Tuesday adding that Chinese PLA troops has been “blatantly violating agreements and carrying out aggressive manoeuvres.”
Amid ongoing border standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, the Indian Army on Tuesday said that China continues to undertake provocative activities to escalate the situation and said that it is committed to maintaining peace and tranquility, however, the Army is also determined to protect national integrity and sovereignty at all […]
Tensions have been running high on the south bank since September 29. In a pre-emptive move on the night of August 29 and 30, the Army occupied some unoccupied heights in the Chushul sector from Thakung to Rechin La within the Indian perception of the LAC, foiling the PLA’s attempts to dominate the heights. The […]
The troops identified suspicious movement and started moving towards a house which drew two to three bursts of fire on the Indian Army team. The civilians were told to disperse and to safeguard lives and property. A controlled retaliation was resorted by firing eight single shots. In all this melee, insurgents managed to escape.
“Condemning the deplorable targeting of innocent civilians by the Indian occupation forces, it was underscored that such senseless acts are in clear violation of the 2003 Ceasefire Understanding, and are also against all established humanitarian norms and professional military conduct,” said the FO.
On Monday night the Chinese Army tried to remove the barbed wire but were warned to go back. Chinese troops then fired in the air to intimidate Indian soldiers. PLA troops were carrying what looked like traditional Guandao weapons (a single-edge sword-like blade on the end of a pole) and had automatic rifles.
Giving a call to all political parties to stand behind the country’s security forces, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attempted to convey a collective message of political unity to the world at large amid border tensions with China and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
#HarKaamDeshKeNaam#WeCare #IndianArmy handed over 13 #Yaks to #China on 07 Sep that had strayed across #LAC on 31 Aug in #EastKameng in #ArunachalPradesh. #Chinese thanked @adgpi for this gesture and gave assurance to avoid such occurrences in the future. @SpokespersonMoD pic.twitter.com/RDLicEb0QR
Patch of uninhabitable desert that India and China have been fighting over for centuries The Himalayan border between India and China has been disputed for centuries, but the two countries have been fighting over it most recently since the 1960s.