China’s intention was to capture the Indian peak facing the hill named Black Top. If captured, China could have had a stronghold over a large area of Chushul.
New Delhi| National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval reviewed the situation on Tuesday amid heightened tension after another Chinese incursion into Ladakh. According to reports, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh can call a high-level meeting today.
Meanwhile, India-China Army officers are meeting for the second consecutive day amid tension on the border in Ladakh. The talks are being held after a failed attempt of China to occupy a hill on the southern bank of Pangong Tso Lake. According to news agency ANI, officers of the brigade commander level of both countries are involved in the discussion. The meeting is being held in Moldo, 20 km from the Line of Control in the Chushul sector.
China tried to infiltrate the night of 29-30 August
On Monday, the Defense Ministry issued a note informing about China’s fraud. Accordingly, on the night of 29-30 August, about 500 Chinese soldiers tried to occupy a hill, which was thwarted by the Indian Army. The Defense Ministry said that our army wants peace, but also knows how to protect its borders.
China wanted to capture bump hill
Army officials said that the intention of China was to capture the Indian peak facing the hill named Black Top. If captured, China could have had a stronghold over a large area of Chushul. Chinese soldiers are standing in the low-lying areas, which are under the supervision of Indian soldiers sitting on 3 peaks.
China Counters, Says India broke the agreement
China, on the other hand, maintains that Indian troops did not take into account the consensus that was formed in the talks and demand that India repel its troops.
China deploys missiles along the Kailash-Mansarovar lake
According to the news agency, the Chinese army has deployed J-20 fighter planes at Hotan airbase adjoining Ladakh. Land-to-air missiles have also been deployed on the banks of the Kailash-Mansarovar lake.
Despite several rounds of talks between the army and diplomatic levels, China is not retreating from the Finger Area, Depsang and Gogra areas of eastern Ladakh. Chinese soldiers have been deployed in the Finger Area for 3 months. Now they have also started building bunkers and building other temporary ones.