Indian and Chinese troops clash in Sikkim, Ladakh

News:Indian and Chinese troops have clashed at two points along the Line of Actual Control(LAC) namely at the Naku La Pass and Pangong Tso lake.

Facts:

  • Naku La Pass:It is a pass in Sikkim at an altitude of more than 5,000 metres above the mean sea level.
  • Pangong Tso Lake:It is a long narrow landlocked lake situated at a height of more than 14,000 ft in the Ladakh Himalayas.One-third of the lake is in Indian control while the rest of the is under Chinese control.The LAC cuts through the lake but India and China do not agree on its exact location. 

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