Indian Media Reports Up To 10,000 Chinese Soldiers Have ‘Invaded’ Border Territory

By Tyler Durden |

India-China border at Nathula, via PTI/Indian Express

After over the weekend international reports said that multiple hundreds, or up to 1,000 Chinese troops have crossed into India following prior small-scale skirmishes weeks ago involving dozens of Indian and Chinese soldiers near a remote but strategically important mountain pass near Tibet, Indian media is now reporting that up to five to ten thousand PLA troops have now moved into Ladakh’s disputed Galwan river area.

Some Indian media reports have suggested multiple thousands, while a new Business Standard India report now claims up to 10,000 Chinese soldiers inside India occupying the Galwan Valley while digging into fortified positions.

Though such figures remain unconfirmed and very likely inflated, it’s clear that Indian authorities are watching with growing alarm what they view as an ‘invasion’ of their sovereign territory.

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