India and China engaged in brief face-off in Tawang
Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a brief face-off near Yangtse in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh last week and it was resolved following talks between local commanders of the two sides as per established protocols, people familiar with the development said on Friday.
The face-off took place after a Chinese patrol tried to enter Indian territory
It is learnt that the face-off took place after a Chinese patrol tried to enter Indian territory and the troops of China’s People’s Liberation Army were forced back. The incident came to light days before another round of high-level military talks between the two sides on the eastern Ladakh row.
The Corps Commander level talks are likely to take place within the next three-four days, said one of the people cited above.
About the fresh face-off, the people said both sides undertake patrolling activities up to their line of perception and whenever the troops come face-to-face, the situation is managed according to established protocols.