Skip to comments.Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory in Ladakh
Posted on 08/18/2014 9:19:28 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents last year that had led to a tense three-week standoff. Official sources said on Monday a patrol of Indian troops noticed the People's Liberation Army (PLA) personnel on Sunday while moving from their base towards the higher 'New Patrol base' post in Burtse area of North Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet.
The sources said the troops after walking barely 1.5 km from their base spotted the Chinese personnel in Indian territory 25 to 30 km from the perceived Line of Actual Control (LAC). Adhering to newly drafted Standard Operating Procedures, the Indian troops returned back to their base. The troops went on a patrol again to the 'New Patrol base' post in the wee hours of Monday.
However, the team found no change in the situation as it noticed the PLA personnel still sitting on the ground with flags reading "this is Chinese territory, go back" in their hands. A Quick Reaction Team had also accompanied the Indian patrol but nothing could be achieved as Chinese refused to budge from their position, the sources said, adding finally Indian troops returned to their base and informed their higher ups. Udhampur-based Army Spokesperson Col S D Goswami denied that any such incident had taken place but said there was no commonly delineated LAC between India and China which led to transgressions.
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India has 13,25,000 - that’s not a number...is it 13 million or 1,325,000 million???
Either way - the Chinese troops are expanding - if Putin can do it - why not China?!?
China better back down. India is nobody to fool with.
If India and China get into we should call the war “The Billions Peoples war”
well right before we also get nuked and/or EMPed...
“Now watch this drive!!!”
“Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents last year “
“Hord our beers and watch us pitch tents. Again. Sigh.”
9,000,000 ronery Chinese troopers
Totally desolate, relatively small area, and I belive the only trail that leads in there is from the Indian side. No settlements what-so-ever.
Certainly not worth war, but the Chinese are out to make a point. If the Indians wanted to make one back, they would bring in a much larger force and take the Chinese prisoner, or simply block their passage back home.
“Either way - the Chinese troops are expanding - if Putin can do it - why not China?!?”
No better time for nations to settle old scores, than right now.
The only counter-balance, the United States and it’s allies, have the weakest Presidential leadership since Andrew Johnson, right now.
Europe is rudderless, with a fragile economy on the verge of recession, (with some nations already in it, and no real military capability.
How is that BS principle of “Soft Power Diplomacy!!!” working out?
Indian territory ?
This has every opportunity to turn into a very hot fire indeed. The Chinese are really feeling their oats these days.
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