An Indian soldier stands guard on a mountain pass near the Line of Control that separates the country from China. Photo: AFP
An Indian soldier stands guard on a mountain pass near the Line of Control that separates the country from China. Photo: AFP

India loses 300 square km to China after bloody summer in Himalayas, officials say

  • Chinese soldiers now reportedly prevent Indian patrols entering an area five times the size of Manhattan near the two countries’ disputed border
  • The last six months have effectively drawn new battle lines across a freezing high-altitude desert, raising tensions to their highest point in decades

Topic |   China-India border dispute
An Indian soldier stands guard on a mountain pass near the Line of Control that separates the country from China. Photo: AFP
An Indian soldier stands guard on a mountain pass near the Line of Control that separates the country from China. Photo: AFP
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