Indian traders react to the killing of Indian soldiers in a border clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in 2020. The military standoff has continued - and some say it is getting worse. Photo: AP
Indian traders react to the killing of Indian soldiers in a border clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in 2020. The military standoff has continued - and some say it is getting worse. Photo: AP

China, India often clash in border region – but are those skirmishes getting worse?

  • In recent days, thousands of kilometres from where the two sides have been locked in a stand off, Chinese and Indian soldiers hit each other with sticks and canes
  • Amid injuries and India’s worry that China aims to ‘unilaterally change status quo’, experts say the incident points to a new reality of easily out-of-control violence

Indian traders react to the killing of Indian soldiers in a border clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in 2020. The military standoff has continued - and some say it is getting worse. Photo: AP
Indian traders react to the killing of Indian soldiers in a border clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in 2020. The military standoff has continued - and some say it is getting worse. Photo: AP
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