Indian Army intercepts Chinese troops at Arunachal border in latest face-off
New Delhi: Indian and Chinese troops clashed last week along the Line of Actual Control, when some Chinese soldiers crossed the border in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh and were briefly detained by Indian troops, defense sources said. said. Indian and Chinese troops parted ways after local commanders settled the issue.
Sources said the face-off lasted a few hours before the troops were displaced and the Indian troops outnumbered the Chinese and there was no damage to Indian security in the face-off between the two sides. Since the India-China border has not been formally demarcated and hence there is a difference in the perception of the LAC between countries.
“The observance of existing agreements and protocols between the two countries has made possible peace and tranquility in these regions of differing perceptions,” he said.
Additionally, the sources also said that both the sides carry out patrolling activities as per their perception and whenever patrols meet physically, the situation is managed as per established protocol.
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