amaravathi: Indian and Chinese troops clashed in Yangtse area of the Tawang sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh. “On 9th Dec 2022, PLA troops contacted the LAC in Tawang Sector of Arunachal Pradesh which was contested by Indian troops in a firm and resolute manner. This face-off led to minor injuries to a few personnel from both sides. Both sides immediately disengaged from the area,” the news agency said, citing unnamed sources. “As a follow-up of the incident, India’s Commander in the area held a Flag Meeting with his counterpart to discuss the issue in accordance with structured mechanisms to restore peace and tranquillity,” it added. India thwarted an attempt by over 300 Chinese soldiers to enter the area and dislodge an Indian post, reports say. In October 2021, India detained multiple Chinese soldiers for a few hours after a similar incident had taken place in the area.