China says Indian troops illegally crossed line of control and fired first

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China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Indian troops illegally crossed a line of control on their shared border and were first to fire threatening shots in a serious military provocation. India and China have accused each other of firing into the air during a confrontation on their border in the western Himalayas, in a further escalation of military tension between the nuclear-armed nations. China has urged India to discipline its frontline troops, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a regular news conference in Beijing. Both sides have long observed a protocol to avoid using firearms on the sensitive, undemarcated frontier, though this agreement has not prevented casualties. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7320827/indian-forces-warning-shots-china/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #China #India #GlobalNews

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