The border conflict between India – China – About 20 people died in violent clashes in the HimalayaAn the disputed border between India and China in the Himalayas, it came to an armed confrontation between troops of the two States. At least 20 Indian soldiers died.Protests against the border incident between China and India: nationalists burn in Bhopal images of Chinese flags and Chinese President Xi Jinping.KEYSTONENach an armed clash between troops on the disputed border between China and India at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed. KEYSTONEDer border between India and China in the Himalayas is not clarified until today. In 1962, both countries had waged a short war on the border, the China won. Since then, there are always incidents.KEYSTONE1 / 3

In the case of an armed clash between troops of China and India on the disputed border of the two neighbors of at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed. 17 of them had died after they were wounded in the incident Monday night, heavy, and temperatures from sub-Zero degrees or at high altitude were subjected to, as an Indian army spokesman on Tuesday told the evening.

In the case of the violent confrontation there have been victims on the Chinese side, wrote the editor-in-chief of the state-run Chinese newspaper “Global Times” on Twitter. More than 43 Chinese soldiers be injured or killed, wrote to the Indian news Agency ANI, citing the circles in the Indian government.

war on the border,

It is the first dead for decades on the disputed border of the two neighboring countries with the largest populations of the world should be, how Indian media reports.

Between the two nuclear powers there are in weeks, and increased tension. Thousands of soldiers stand in the border region of Ladakh in the Himalayas, there were recently several injured after fist-fighting and stone-throwing. At the beginning of June had met, for this reason, high-ranking military officials of both sides and tries to find a diplomatic solution.

After the fatal incident assignments to the respective came from the foreign ministries of both countries to blame the opposite side. From Beijing, it was said, Indian armed forces have made provocative forays along the border. The authorities in New Delhi was informed, however, that the Chinese had unilaterally tried to change the Status quo. On Tuesday, high-ranking military representatives of the two States met to defuse the Situation, it was said to be from India. The country is committed to dialogue.

China sees undermining of its integrity

China and India had led in 1962, a brief war on their border in the Himalayas, the China won. Since then, there are always incidents, but these were usually solved by talking. The border is still not clarified. US President, Donald Trump had recently offered to mediate in the conflict, what they wanted neighboring countries.

the Background of the recent tensions could be the construction of a road in the disputed border area, which builds the Indian army through the mountainous area. Conversely, China also has expanded its construction activities, in India, criticized in turn. Beijing watched with suspicion as his rival India moves more to the side of the United States and its allies, while Trump tightened its anti-Chinese policy.

in Addition, China had criticized a decision of India for the past year sharp. India had separated the primarily Buddhist populated Ladakh from the rest of the Muslim majority Jammu and Kashmir and declared as a Federal territory, in order to strengthen his control. China had spoken of an “undermining” of its territorial integrity.