Indian army trucks on a highway leading to Ladakh. India has reportedly deployed high altitude warfare forces along the Line of Actual Control in northern India after skirmishes with China. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian army trucks on a highway leading to Ladakh. India has reportedly deployed high altitude warfare forces along the Line of Actual Control in northern India after skirmishes with China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian army trucks on a highway leading to Ladakh. India has reportedly deployed high altitude warfare forces along the Line of Actual Control in northern India after skirmishes with China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing suffers light casualties in China-India border skirmish but keeps quiet to avoid conflict escalation

  • Chinese soldiers reported to have light injuries from June 15 border fighting in which 20 Indian soldiers died
  • Both countries claim deadly clash took place on their side of Line of Actual Control and accuse each other of breaking agreement

Topic |   China-India relations
Indian army trucks on a highway leading to Ladakh. India has reportedly deployed high altitude warfare forces along the Line of Actual Control in northern India after skirmishes with China. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian army trucks on a highway leading to Ladakh. India has reportedly deployed high altitude warfare forces along the Line of Actual Control in northern India after skirmishes with China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian army trucks on a highway leading to Ladakh. India has reportedly deployed high altitude warfare forces along the Line of Actual Control in northern India after skirmishes with China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Corrected [3:34pm, 29 Jun, 2020]

  • [3:34pm, 29 Jun, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Wang Dehua was from the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies. 

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