Indian and Chinese troops were injured in another violent clash along the Himalayan border last week, as there were no signs of easing tensions between the two nuclear powers.
A small state between India and Bhutan, in North Sikkim, reportedly suffered a physical blow on Wednesday to Indian and Chinese troops along the border, which has been at the center of the Indo-China conflict for decades.
Indian officials claimed that Chinese troops had tried to enter Indian territory in the Nakola area of Sikkim, which led to a clash in which soldiers on both sides were injured. No shots were fired.
A statement from the Indian military called it a “minor confrontation” between Indian and Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops, which was “resolved by local commanders” in accordance with established protocol.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Xiao Lijian told reporters at a briefing that he had no comment on the clash but urged India to refrain from actions that could aggravate or complicate the situation along the border. Can make
The incident has further strained relations between India and China, which have been facing increasingly violent and costly tensions since May along their 2,100-mile border.
Tensions escalated in June when 20 Indian soldiers and an unknown number of Chinese soldiers were killed in the worst outbreak of violence in the Galvan Valley in Ladakh in years. China has been accused of having a military presence along the border, which has been fighting for months, building artillery and infrastructure, and moving into India’s long-held territory.
Then along the border in eastern Ladakh approx. One lakh Indian and Chinese troops are deployed, which are seasonal with temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius in the winter months. Talks of immorality between the Indian and Chinese commanders are now in their ninth round, but a consensus has yet to be reached on the process of crossing the border.
Last week, the Indian News Channel NDTV The satellite images show that China had recently built a village of more than 100 houses in a border area of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, which was officially claimed as Indian territory. Goes, which is another symbol of Chinese activity along the border. To angry Indian officials and locals. China described the village as “built in our own territory.”
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