Indian, Chinese troops engaged in brief face-off in Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, October 08 (KMS): Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a brief face-off near Yangtse in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh, last week.

Indian media quoting the people familiar with the development reported on Friday that the face-off was resolved following talks between local commanders of the two sides as per established protocols.

The face-off took place after a Chinese patrol tried to enter Indian territory and the troops of China’s People’s Liberation Army were forced back, Indian official news agency, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.

The incident took place in the midst of continuing stand-off between Indian and Chinese militaries in several areas along the LAC in eastern Ladakh for nearly 17 months.

The incident came to light days before another round of high-level military talks between the two sides on the eastern Ladakh row. The Corps Commander level talks are likely to take place within the next three-four days