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Doklam standoff: China blames India for border scuffle

India's foreign ministry confirmed the incident in Ladakh took place but has not given any details

Ben Blanchard | Reuters 

China laid the blame at India’s door on Monday for an altercation along their border in the western Himalayas involving soldiers from both of the Asian giants. Both countries’ troops have been embroiled in an eight-week-long stand-off on the Doklam plateau in another part of the remote Himalayan region near their disputed frontier. Last week, a source in New Delhi said soldiers foiled a bid by a group of Chinese troops to enter Indian territory in Ladakh, near Pangong lake. Some of the Chinese soldiers carried iron rods and stones, and troops on both sides suffered ...

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First Published: Tue, August 22 2017. 01:00 IST