PLA troops violated previous consensus arrived at during military and diplomatic engagements during the ongoing standoff in Eastern Ladakh and carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo, said Indian Army Sources on Monday. After the PLA's provocative activities Indian troops pre-empted that on the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso Lake and undertook measures to strengthen the IA positions and thwart Chinese intentions to unilaterally change facts on ground, sources says to DD News.
In view of the latest PLA's movements, soures said that Indian troops pre-empted their activity on the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso Lake and thwarted the Chinese intentions on 29 & 30 August 2020, said Col Aman Anand, PRO, Indian Army. On Monday Indian Army's Brigade Commander level Flag Meeting is called at Chushul to resolve the issues, Army releases the statement.
Indian troops pre-empted this PLA activity on the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso Lake, undertook measures to strengthen our positions and thwart Chinese intentions to unilaterally change facts on ground: @adgpi— DD News (@DDNewslive) August 31, 2020
India-China Stand-off- 30 Aug, Latest Updates
August 31, 2020- 1.40 PM- So far, there has been no physical clash between Indian and Chinese troops near the southern bank of Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh: Indian Army Sources.
August 31, 2020- 1.17 pm- A defence source said, Around 25 PLA soldiers intruded across the LAC [at Chushul] and they were blocked by Indian troops and asked to go back during which there was some jostling.
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August 31, 2020- 12.50 PM- None of the side has claimed any number of casulaties, viewers should not believe in rumours.
August 31, 2020- 12.11 pm- Civilian traffic has been stopped on the Srinagar Leh-Highway after fresh deadly clashesh between our and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh in which PLA suffred multiple casualties, say sources.
August 31, 2020- 12.04 pm- According to sources China has undertaken massive mobilisation along the LAC, and PLA troops have built structures inside Indian territory at several locations, says 'The Hindu'.
August 31, 2200- 11.50 am- Flag Meeting is being held at Chushul to resolve the issues, Army statement.
Indian Army is committed to maintaining peace and tranquility through dialogue, but is also equally determined to protect its territorial integrity. A Brigade Commander level Flag Meeting is in progress at Chushul to resolve the issues, colonel said.