Media said the number of injured in the collision of India and China in Ladakh
The number of dead and wounded in the incident in Ladakh in Northern India between Indian and Chinese military tens, reports news Agency ANI, citing a source.
According to the Agency, in the collision was injured and 43 people on the Chinese side, this number includes the dead and seriously wounded. Also, when the incident killed 20 people on the Indian side, the number of wounded not reported.
Earlier, the representative of the Indian army reported that during the incident on Monday evening collision with the Chinese military in the valley Galvan in Ladakh one officer and two Indian soldiers were killed.
Later the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang reported that China protested and made a presentation of India in connection with a new incident on the border. Beijing said that the Indian military has violated the agreement, crossed the border, attacked the Chinese military and caused a collision. In turn, the foreign Ministry of India said that the collision occurred as a result of efforts of the Chinese side to unilaterally change the consensus to respect the line of actual control in the valley Galvan.
In late may, India and China were transferred to Ladakh line of actual control, which replaces the border between the two countries, a number of units after military clashes in the area highland lakes-Pangong TSO, may 5-6. As reported by the Indian media, strengthening the contingent of each of the parties began after the Chinese military put a few tents by the river Galvan and began construction work.
The Indian commander of the 14th corps, General-Lieutenant Harinder Singh June 6, discussed the situation with the commander of the South Xinjiang military district major General people's liberation army of China, Liu Lin. The foreign Ministry of India results held on 6 June to the negotiations said that India and China have agreed to resolve the situation on line of actual control in the Ladakh region by peaceful means, will continue dialogue on the military and diplomatic levels. Later, Indian media reported that India and China began the withdrawal of troops from the occupied earlier sections.
Between China and India has a long-standing territorial dispute about the ownership of the plot of the mountainous area in the North of Kashmir, and almost 60 thousand square kilometres in the North-Eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. The line of actual control passes into the region of Ladakh. In the fall of 1962, the dispute escalated into a border war. In 1993 and 1996, China and India signed the agreement on maintaining peace in the disputed areas.
The most serious in recent years, the confrontation between the two countries occurred in the summer of 2017, when the workers from China started laying a highway through the disputed plateau Declam - mountain area at the convergence of the borders of China, India and Bhutan. Then the government of Bhutan expressed its protest, which was ignored by the Chinese side. After that intervened in the case of India: its soldiers crossed the border and after a short struggle drove from the plateau of the military of the PRC. A few months later, after a series of consultations of the foreign Ministry of India and China announced an agreement for the breeding of forces in Docume.