Indo-China border
Indo-China border. Image credit - Moneycontrol

Indian and Chinese troops had a face-off in Nakula area of North Sikkim a few days ago.

Reports quoting Army sources stated the face-off was resolved after the intervention and dialogue at the local level on both sides took place.

In the face-off soldiers of both sides sustained injuries.

“Incidents of a face-off between Indian and Chinese soldiers in North Sikkim did take place. Aggressive behaviour and minor injuries took place on both sides,” reports quoting Army sources stated.

“Both sides disengaged after local level interaction and dialogue,” the sources said.

Army sources said such ‘temporary and short duration faceoffs’ keep occurring as boundary issue between China and Indian has not been resolved.

“Troops resolve such issues mutually as per established protocols. This has occurred after a long time,” they said.

India and China were engaged in a 73-day standoff in Doklam after Chinese troops were building a road from their territory to the Jhamphiri ridgeline.

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