Tension: Indian soldiers entered China and were killed by Chinese troops

NEW DELHI, BEIJING, (BM) – Three Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh, the disputed area of ​​Kashmir, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several local Indian sources.

Following media reports of the deaths of Indian soldiers, China called on India to “not take unilateral actions and not wreak havoc.”

China also accused India of violating the border and attacking Chinese soldiers.

Indo-Pakistani conflict for Kashmir

Since 1858, the territory of modern India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar was considered the colonial possession of Great Britain. In 1947, British India gained independence and was divided into two independent states: India and Pakistan. The main point of conflict between the two countries was the Kashmir region. It has become the disputed territory claimed by India, Pakistan and China.

After the first Indo-Pakistani war (1947-1949), Kashmir was divided into two controlled units. The ceasefire line (now called the “control line”) in Kashmir actually, but not legally, became the border between India and Pakistan.

The situation is aggravated by the fact that Kashmir has traditionally been a Muslim territory, and now the vast majority of the population are Muslims. After the uprising in Indian Jammu and Kashmir in 1980, the activities of terrorist organizations supporting the independence of the region increased dramatically.

Pakistan is interested in gaining control over all of Kashmir, because by doing so, it, among other things, gets a convenient transport route to its ally, China.

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