LAC Standoff: Cabinet meeting of security committee amid serious situation in Ladakh
The Chinese Army opened fire on the Indian Army amidst ongoing tension between India and China over the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.
New Delhi: The Chinese Army opened fire on the Indian Army amidst ongoing tension between India and China over the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. Last night, the Chinese army opened fire towards the Indian post in the eastern Ladakh region.
After which the Indian Army also retaliated and fired and warned China. Let me tell you that for the first time since 1975 last night, there has been a shootout between the two sides on the border.
PM Modi to chair cabinet meeting:
The situation on the LAC in eastern Ladakh remains tense. A meeting of the Security Committee of the Union Cabinet called for this. The meeting will take place at 6 pm at the Prime Minister's residence. It is said that before this meeting, there may be a meeting between Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, CDS Bipin Rawat and the chief of the three forces.
Army Chief General MM Narwane has informed Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in the morning on the LAC firing on Monday night. At the same time, Army Chief informed about the situatio to the Defense Minister in Ladakh.
A press release issued on behalf of the Indian Army on this entire incident. The Army issued a press release saying that on the one hand India is committed to reducing the stress on LAC, on the other hand China is doing provocative activities to move forward.
The Indian Army said on the allegations made by Beijing that the LAC was not crossed by the Indian Army at any stage and no aggression was used, including firing. At the same time, the Chinese Army (PLA) is violating the agreement between the military and diplomatic negotiations and is carrying out aggressive maneuvers.
Chinese troops did firing at LAC:
These steps taken by Chinese soldiers at the time when there was a brigade level conversation in Chushul. South Chinese troops of Chushul tried to advance towards the Indian post. A scuffle ensued between the two armies, with China later firing air. The Indian Army also retaliated and fired warning.