Despite the whole of 2020 being taken up by the COVID-19 Novel Corona Virus Pandemic, India's border clash with China, also took centrestage for quite some time. The June 15 clash between the armed forces of both these Asian countries at the Galwan Valley region, resulted in a prolonged stand-off along the border, and is still ongoing. Despite repeated rounds of talks at various levels to resolve the stand-off, there has not been much progress. With the most recent round of talks having happened in Ladakh, the Indian Army has given out some shocking news. A report from the Indian Army, reveals that the Chinese troops had tried to intrude into Indian soil, a couple of days back, just a day after the 9th round of talks between the two sides!

Sources in the know state that the minor face-off happened along the Indo-China border at the Naku La region of Sikkim, when Chinese forces tried to intrude across the border. The Indian soldiers challenged the Chinese troops who tried to cross the border last week, resulting in a violent clash between the two forces. In this latest skirmish, 20 Chinese soldiers are reported to have gotten injured while the number of Indian soldiers injured is said to be 4. Army sources have revealed that despite the harsh weather conditions, the Indian soldiers did not allow any Chinese to transgress the border and beat them back. The current situation is said to be tense but stable and under control, as of now.

The popular news agency - ANI has quoted the Indian Army as saying that there was indeed a "minor face-off" between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA troops at Naku La in Sikkim, on the 20th of this month. The Army is said to have further revealed that the issue was resolved by local commanders, as per established protocols. Ever since the stand-off at the Galwan Valley, there have been a number of smaller clashes between the troops of India and China along the border regions and both the countries have deployed thousands of troops along the border, in a tense situation. Despite there being talks of de-escalation, there has been no change on the ground level. Stay tuned for updates...