Chinese media claimed that the Chinese Army killed 158 Indian soldiers and fired rockets across the Sikkim border. This came a day after China’s army conducted new drills in Tibet that included targeting enemy aircraft and tanks.
The response came after Chinese Army carried out attacks across the Sikkim border wounding several Indian soldiers.
Chinese media also confirm their allegation through two minute video footage that was broadcasted by the China Central Television (CCTV).
This incident came amidst India-China’s month long stand-off in China, Bhutan, and India tri-junction Doklam border.
India claims Sikkim border as part of its territory, while China has said that the area falls on their side as per the 1890 treaty signed between British and China.
Beijing has accused New Delhi of violating a convention signed in 1890 between Britain and China relating to Sikkim and Tibe