India foiled an attempt by the Chinese to intrude across the border in Sikkim, sources have told India Today. At least 20 PLA soldiers have been injured in the clash that reportedly took place three days back.
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India foiled an attempt by the Chinese to intrude across the border at Naku La in North Sikkim last week, sources have told India Today.
Sources said Chinese soldiers tried to cross the border last week but were challenged by Indian soldiers in Naku La in North Sikkim, which resulted in a clash.
Around 20 Chinese soldiers were injured in the clash at Naku La in Sikkim. On the Indian side, four soldiers sustained injuries, sources added.
The Indian Army soldiers, however, successfully managed to push back China despite hostile weather conditions in North Sikkim.
The situation at the clash site in Sikkim is tense, but stable, sources told India Today on Monday.
(This is breaking news. More details awaited)