A Brigade Commander-level flag meeting was in progress at Chushul to resolve the issues, the Army said
Indian troops pre-empted this PLA activity on the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso Lake, undertook measures to strengthen our positions and thwart Chinese intentions to unilaterally change facts on ground: Col Aman Anand, PRO, Army
Indian Army beats Chinese in occupying strategic height near Pangong lake southern bank.
Indian Army said that it had “thwarted” attempts by China’s People’s Liberation Army to change the status quo on the south bank of Pangong Tso Lake. In a statement, the army said, “On the night of August 29-30 2020, PLA troops violated the previous consensus arrived at during military and diplomatic engagements during the ongoing standoff in Eastern Ladakh and carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo.”
A defence source said that there was movement by PLA troops in the Chushul sector following which the Indian Army too repositioned its troops as a precaution to foil any misadventure. Around 25 PLA soldiers intruding across the LAC and were blocked by Indian troops, a defence source said. Around 100 PLA soldiers were also seen below Black Top hill just across the LAC, the source added. There was no physical clash, a second source stated.