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News published by NDTV states that “An Indian patrol party of the army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were detained and later released by Chinese forces

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News CLAIM: News published by NDTV states that “An Indian patrol party of the army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were detained and later released by Chinese forces after a scuffle between the two sides in Ladakh earlier this week, sources have told NDTV amid rising tensions between the two countries along the Line of Actual Control. The situation was finally defused after a border meeting of commanders from both sides.”

Well. Indian press says an Indian soldier was detained by Chinese ones last week. What's amazing is that India's army chief was playing down the dispute as a routine matter as late as Wednesday (https://ndtv.com/india-news/army-chief-gen-manoj-mukund-naravane-clashes-in-sikkim-ladakh-between-india-china-troops-not-new-2228413). Now looks much more serious.

Well. Indian press says an Indian soldier was detained by Chinese ones last week. What's amazing is that India's army chief was playing down the dispute as a routine matter as late as Wednesday (https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/army-chief-gen-manoj-mukund-naravane-clashes-in-sikkim-ladakh-between-india-china-troops-not-new-2228413 …). Now looks much more serious

TRUTH & Verification: The tension between India and China on Line of Actual Control (LAC) is increasing. Meanwhile, NDTV did not delay in spreading fake news about it.

In the article, headlined “Indian Jawans Briefly Detained By China In Ladakh Last Week: Sources”, the article claimed that an Indian patrol party of the army & ITBP were detained by the People’s Liberation Army & later realized according to NDTV’s “sources”.

Indian army told NDTV's report as Fake

The Indian Army has categorically denied NDTV's reports. According to an ANI report, Spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand, “There has been no detention of Indian soldiers at the China border. We categorically deny this. It only hurts national interests when media outlets publish unsubstantiated news: Indian Army spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand

VERDICT:  False




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