There was no immediate response by Indian officials to the claim by the Chinese side. The Indian side has insisted that its troops have not violated the LAC and that it was the Chinese side that had triggered the latest faceoff with its “provocative military actions” near Pangong Lake.
The deadly clash came on a day army delegations from India and China held talks at two locations along the LAC – brigadier-ranked officers met in the Galwan Valley and Colonel-ranked officers in Hot Springs – as part of continuing efforts to resolve the standoff.
Thousands and thousands lay at the feet – a poignant reminder of those golden boys who lay down their lives in the muddy, bloody hell of the Western Front.
The ageing Russian-origin BMP vehicles, which have anti-tank missiles, cannons and machine guns but suffer from night-blindness, have also been deployed along the LAC in eastern Ladakh to counter the build-up by the PLA.The PLA, in fact, has pumped in additional forces after Indian soldiers pro-actively occupied multiple tactical heights in the Chushul sector and […]
The firing is apparently taking place on the LAC after a halt of almost four decades. In a detailed statement (click here for full statement) the army said on Tuesday that the Chinese troops on Monday were “attempting to close-in with one of our forward positions along the LAC and when dissuaded by own troops, […]
India and China are engaged in a standoff since April-May over the transgressions by the Chinese Army in multiple areas including the Finger area, Galwan valley, Hot springs and Kongrung Nala. The situation worsened after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in violent clashes with Chinese troops in Galwan valley in June.
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 […]
“The Indian Army is committed to maintaining peace and tranquillity, however is also determined to protect national integrity and sovereignty at all costs. The statement by the Western Theatre Command is an attempt to mislead their domestic and international audience,” it added. The Western Theater Command had said that Indian soldiers illegally crossed the LAC […]
Brett had previously revealed that he suffered flashbacks and nightmares, became aggressive and ended up living in his car. He sought help from charity Beyond the Battlefield but in 2018, the former soldier spoke out about his struggle to adjust to civilian life.
“In the instant case on September 7, it was the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops who were attempting to close-in with one of our forward positions along the LAC and when dissuaded by own troops, PLA troops fired a few rounds in the air in an attempt to intimidate own troops,” an Army spokesperson said […]