A Chinese soldier and an Indian soldier near the shared border in India’s northeastern Sikkim state. Photo: AFP

India blames China for stand-offs on disputed border, claiming routine patrols were blocked

  • Troops briefly skirmished nearly the eastern Indian state of Sikkim earlier this month and have also been locked in a weeks-long face-off in the Galwan region
  • Chinese state-controlled Global Times said Indian troops had been trespassing and trying to erect illegal defence facilities since the beginning of May
Topic |   China-India border dispute
A Chinese soldier and an Indian soldier near the shared border in India’s northeastern Sikkim state. Photo: AFP
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