Special Frontier Force officer dies during ops at LAC with China

New Delhi(DL), September 1 : A Special Frontier Enforce official has been died & the other warrior has been seriously wounded in a landmine blast in Line of Actual Curb with China when they have been in reconnaissance activities, sources stated.

A special unit of Special Frontier Enforce from Uttarakhand(UK) were deployed in Eastern Ladakh to gather records pertaining to movements regarding Chinese Citizens’s Liberation Troops troop & subsequently thwart it. The incident occurred between Black Top & Thakung Heights in Pangong Tso’s south bank where India(In) thwarted China incursion.

The Special Frontier Enforce, that comes under Indian Intelligence Agency, has been deployed after govt identified that China is creating advance in the borders.

Indian Troops as well Indian govt reject to comment over the problem.

2 days back, Indian & Chinese army have been involved in skirmish in the southern bank of the Pangong lake where the Chinese took in close to 450 army however the Indian Troops stated an trying to alter the status quo has been thwarted.

Sources stated Chinese Citizens’s Liberation Troops army with support of ropes & different climbing equipment initiated climbing in a table-top region between Black Top & Thakung Heights in Pangong Tso’s south banka.

Hearing the commotion, the Indian Troops has been cautioned & swung into action.

Previously, Indian intelligence agencies had cautioned the Indian Troops regarding the Chinese’s PLA schedules to alter the status quo in different regions along the Line of Actual Curb. Thereafter, skirmishes erupted between both sides however things didn’t escalate. When Chinese army saw the strength of Indian army, the skirmishes suspended.

“Both the nations’ army are still standing ahead of every different,” stated a source. To furthermore de-escalate, a brigade commander-level flag gathering initiated in Chushul & it’s still in progress.

The Indian Troops, although, has officially refused any skirmish.

In an announcement released here, the Indian Troops stated that on the intervening night of Aug 29 & Aug 30, 2024, PLA army violated the recent consensus accepted in military & diplomatic engagements during this ongoing standoff in eastern Ladakh & carried out provocative military movements to alter the status quo.

“Indian army pre-empted this PLA activity on the southern bank of Pangong lake, & undertook steps to strengthen our positions & thwart Chinese intentions to unilaterally alter facts on the field,” the enforce stated.

The Indian Troops also said that they’re dedicated to keeping peace & tranquillity using dialog, however are also equally determined to protect India(In)’s territorial integrity.

Although, China on Mon. stated its army never crossed the Line of Actual Curb.

In Pangong Tso, China had already strengthened its positions between Fingers five & 8. The PLA had denied to pull back eastwards from that 8-km stretch it occupied from Finger four to Finger Eight by apartment scores of new fortifications there from early May.

India(In) has inquired China to completely withdraw its army from Pangong Tso. However China has denied to budge.

The mountain spurs jutting into the lake are referred to as ‘Fingers’ in military parlance.

Both nations are involved within the current four-month-long standoff in the Line of Actual Curb in eastern Ladakh. In spite of multiple levels of dialog, there hasn’t being any breakthrough & the deadlock continues.

On Jun 15, up to 20 Indian warriors & an unfamiliar no. of Chinese army have been died in a violent clash within the Galwan Valley.