An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh in the Ladakh region in late June. The border dispute between India and China may continue into the winter months, with poor visibility and cold temperatures adding additional risks to troops. Photo: AFPAn Indian fighter jet flies over Leh in the Ladakh region in late June. The border dispute between India and China may continue into the winter months, with poor visibility and cold temperatures adding additional risks to troops. Photo: AFP
An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh in the Ladakh region in late June. The border dispute between India and China may continue into the winter months, with poor visibility and cold temperatures adding additional risks to troops. Photo: AFP

Winter is coming and China-India border dispute shows no sign of resolution, Indian analysts warn

  • The stand-off between Chinese and Indian troops along the Line of Actual Control is in its 13th week, and disengagement seems to have stalled
  • Indian observers say it may stretch into the harsh Himalayan winter, when poor visibility may spark more clashes and lives may be lost to the cold

Topic |   China-India border dispute
An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh in the Ladakh region in late June. The border dispute between India and China may continue into the winter months, with poor visibility and cold temperatures adding additional risks to troops. Photo: AFPAn Indian fighter jet flies over Leh in the Ladakh region in late June. The border dispute between India and China may continue into the winter months, with poor visibility and cold temperatures adding additional risks to troops. Photo: AFP
An Indian fighter jet flies over Leh in the Ladakh region in late June. The border dispute between India and China may continue into the winter months, with poor visibility and cold temperatures adding additional risks to troops. Photo: AFP
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