Ladakh incursion: Nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers enter India

Sep 18, 2014, 10:07 IST | Agencies

New Delhi: Nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers intruded into India in Ladakh's Chumur sector Thursday, a day when Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a visit here.

According to army sources, nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers moved inside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region, and refused to go back.

Chinese President Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping

The Indian Army has rushed three battalions to the LAC in the sector.

This comes a day after a flag meeting between the two countries.

Xi is on a three-day sojourn to India that began from Ahmedabad Wednesday.


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