The conflict occurred in Sikkim, a northeastern Indian state bordering China, which injured 4 Indian soldiers and 7 Chinese troops as a result of the incident.
On the Indian-Chinese border, there was a massive brawl of border patrols of India and China, 13 militaries suffered, reports Reuters.
The conflict occurred in Sikkim, a northeastern Indian state bordering China.
“The aggressive behavior of both sides led to minor injuries to the military. Both sides broke up after dialogue and interaction at the local level,” the Indian Ministry of Defense said.
The local Indian newspaper Hindustan Times, citing a military source, reported that 4 Indian soldiers and 7 Chinese troops were injured in the incident. According to the publication, the conflict between the military occurred on Saturday, May 9. About 150 soldiers participated in the fight.
The Ministry of Defense specified that the incident occurred in the Nakula area, while the agency did not provide details of the reasons for the conflict.
India and China often blame each other for invading each other’s territories, with direct clashes rarely occurring. There is mistrust between the two countries in connection with the aggravated border dispute that caused a short war in 1962.
Recall that in India a freight train was moved by a group of labor migrants who were sleeping on the railroad tracks.