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China reveals the killing of 4 Chinese soldiers in a bloody clash on the borders of India

China reveals the killing of 4 Chinese soldiers in a bloody clash on the borders of India
The two sides fought with Fists, stones, and studded bamboo poles, In what was the fiercest border clash between the two nuclear-armed neighbors in more than 40 years. New Delhi said earlier that at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed during an altercation in the Jalwan Valley region.
The official Chinese Army Daily said on Friday, The Chinese People’s Liberation Army, he said A battalion commander, Chen Hongjun, and three soldiers – Chen Xiangrong, Xiao Siyuan and Wang Zoran – were killed in the “fierce struggle” to defend the border, and were awarded posthumously with rewards.
An award was also given to Qi Fabao, the regiment commander from the military leadership of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in Xinjiang, who was seriously injured in the engagement, according to British newspaper The Guardian. Transfer.

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army did not disclose the ranks of the soldiers.

According to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army newspaper Transfer, “Foreign Military” forces violated an agreement with China and crossed the border to the Chinese side to set up tents. The report also claimed that when Che led a few PLA soldiers to negotiate, the Indian side deployed more soldiers in an effort to force the Chinese forces to abdicate.

China and India blame each other for the skirmishes.

A source in the Indian army told CNN earlier The dispute began over a Chinese tent erected the night before the clash. The source said that the Indian forces demolished it. The source said that the Chinese soldiers armed with stones and bamboo sticks with nails returned the next day and attacked the unprepared Indian forces. CNN is unable to independently confirm this juvenile account.

Disputed borders

India and China share a 2,100-mile (3,379 km) border in the Himalayas. Which is in places not well defined and highly contested. Both sides claim territories on either side of it.

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The June 2020 clash erupted near Pangong Tso, a strategically important lake 14,000 feet (4,267 meters) above sea level, which stretches over an area stretching from the Indian province of Ladakh to China-controlled Tibet, in the greater Kashmir region of India. China and Pakistan claim territory.

In 1962, India and China went to war over this remote, inhospitable stretch of land, and eventually established the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto boundary on both sides of the Panjung Tsu region. However, the two countries do not agree on the exact location of Latin America and the Caribbean and both regularly accuse the other of transgressing it, or seeking to expand their territories. Since then, they have had a history of mostly non-fatal quarrels over the location of the border.

In September, the two countries agreed to stop sending more troops to the border, after escalating tensions between New Delhi and Beijing. The situation was temporarily resolved, as the two sides engaged in several rounds of talks.

New satellite images show that Chinese forces have dismantled camps on the disputed Indian border

But a “secondary” confrontation broke out between the two sides in January, according to the Indian army, although it said, “it was resolved by the local commanders in accordance with the protocols in effect.”

On February 10, the Chinese Defense Ministry said the two countries began disengaging along the southern and northern shores of Pangong Tsu after reaching an agreement with India.

to me Satellite imagesChina has withdrawn its forces, dismantled infrastructure and evacuated camps along the disputed border.

Satellite imagery taken by US-based Maxar Technologies on January 30th showed a number of Chinese deployments along the Pangong Tso. And in new photos taken on Tuesday, dozens of vehicles and building structures have been removed, leaving land vacant.

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CNN’s Brad Lyndon, James Griffiths and Jesse Young contributed to the reports.

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