On September 18, nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers entered India’s Ladakh Chumur sector.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was also visiting India on September 18.
According to The Times of India, Indian Army sources indicate the Chinese troops “moved inside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh district.” The Indian Army sent three battalions to head off the Chinese troops, who “refused to go back” once inside the country.
The incursion is being described as “the worst in recent years.”
Breitbart News previously reported that the Indian government would not confirm alleged Chinese troop incursions into India in mid-August. Channel News Asia reported that Chinese troops allegedly entered India on August 17 and 18, “crossing into a remote area of the western Himalayas.”
Reuters reported that Chinese troops not only crossed into India but actually made camp inside the country on April 15. Reuters said “several dozen Chinese troops set up a remote some 10 km (6 miles) inside territory claimed by India in the high altitude Himalaya desert of Ladakh.”
The Chinese troops had air support as they set up camp.
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