On Tuesday, two groups of Chinese army men reportedly crossed the Line of Actual Control around the Pangong Tso lake before they were asked to turn back by the Indian border troopers, ITBP.
The brief confrontation was resolved after Indian and Chinese sides retreated to their respective positions, he added.
Their attempts were foiled by Indian troops.
"We always patrol on the Chinese side of the LAC".
An army spokesman in New Delhi declined to comment on the incident which came amid the continued stand-off between the two armies at Doklam or Doka La in Sikkim.
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When the Indian side staked a claim to the area during negotiations in late 1990s, the Chinese army constructed a metal-top road and insisted it was part of Aksai Chin, which is under the latter's control, officials said.
Said to be as good as the Chinese vessels, these boats are used to conduct reconnaissance and area domination patrols.
China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged India to protect the peace and stability of the border region after Indian sources said the soldiers of the two Asian giants were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas. Significantly, Chinese army officials did not attend a customary and ceremonial Independence Day meeting yesterday, though soldiers exchanged candies just 25 kms from the stand-off in Sikkim. According to reports, the skirmish did not involve the use of arms and ammunitions but heavy stone pelting was carried out by both sides.