The troops of China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) had made an intrusion in Barahoti area of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on July 26. The incident took place in the morning at 8:30 am and came into Indian Territory up to 800m to 1 km. They had stayed for two hours in Indian Territory.
The ITBP jawans forced them to back off in their region. It is believed that Chinese troops were 200-300 in number.
Sources said that there are reports about Chinese intrusion in Barahoti area. It is said that similar incidents have happened in past but they were normally sorted out on the local basis.
Madan Kaushik, spokesperson of Uttarakhand government said that they have no official information from district administration or security forces.
This was the second incident in a month after the first transgression took place on June 16 in Dokalam area of Sikkim.
Chinese soldiers transgressed into Uttarakhand's Barahoti on 25 July at about 9 am & came into Indian territory upto 800m to 1 km: Sources pic.twitter.com/x8MF4Cs5bt— ANI (@ANI_news) July 31, 2017
The PLA soldiers had violated border area and had started road construction.