During the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Tawang sector’s Yangtze in Arunachal Pradesh, PLA troops clashed with three Indian Army units belonging to different infantry regiments. The three units thwarted Chinese troops’ attempt to change the status quo on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
News agency ANI quoted sources as saying that troops from three different battalions, including the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, the Jat Regiment and the Sikh Light Infantry, were present at the scene of the clash last week as the Chinese troops attempted to unilaterally change the status quo in the region.
Chinese were armed with clubs, sticks
The Chinese troops carried clubs, sticks, and other equipment. The Indian soldiers were also prepared for the confrontation because they knew the adversary’s intentions, they said.
One of the Indian Army units was on its way out of there and was being relieved by a new unit. However, the Chinese side opted for a clash on a day when both units were present in the area.
The Chinese side attempt to invade these areas and try to patrol out their claim line every year which India does not allow.
The Chinese military has shown aggression over issues in Yangtze close to the Holydip and Parikrama area on the Line of Actual Control, where the Chinese has been opposing Indian positions.
Chinese had plans to shoot clash using drones?
According to sources, during the face-off, the Chinese army appeared to have come along with drones to shoot the entire clash.
More than 300 Chinese troops pelted stones in an attempt to attack the Indian position, but they were badly beaten back and forced to retreat to their LAC side.
The region has seen clashes between Indian and Chinese troops in the recent past as the Chinese have been trying to encroach on the land belonging to all their neighbours.
What Amit Shah said?
Home Minister Amit Shah has made it clear that Indian forces will not allow anyone to seize an inch of land anywhere in the country.
What Rajnath Singh said?
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament that Indian army troops bravely stopped the Chinese side from transgressing the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Yangtse area of Arunachal’s Tawang sector on December 9.
“I want to assure the House, that no Indian soldier was killed or severely injured. I also assure the House that our Army is capable of defending the territorial integrity of the country. Our Army is ready to tackle any transgression. I firmly believe the House will support the bravery and courage of our armed forces,” he said.
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