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Tuting incident resolved: Gen. Rawat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The "incident" in Arunachal Pradesh has been resolved, Gen. Bipin said here today, days after Indian troops foiled attempts by Chinese road building teams to build a track on the Indian side of the border.

suggested that a Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) between the two sides in Arunachal two days ago had resolved the issue.

"The incident has been resolved," he told reporters on the sidelines of an event.

He added that the BPM had taken place two days ago.

According to the chief, there was a major reduction of Chinese troops in the Dokalam area in the sector.

Chinese road building teams had entered about one kilometre inside Indian territory in Tuting, sources said, adding that they had come for track alignment activities.

The teams returned when confronted by Indian troops and left behind various road building equipment, including excavators, they said.

The incident came nearly four months after the end of the 73-day Dokalam standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in the sector.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 13:50 IST