20 Chinese soldiers, who had last week entered Indian territory near the LAC and pitched their tents in Chepzi area in Ladakh, have returned after a flag meeting between the two sides, sources said on Monday.
India and China on Tuesday held their third flag meeting in Chushul in Ladakh to resolve the issue of incursion by Chinese troops 19 km inside in Daulat Beg Oldi but the stand-off between the two sides continues.
Chinese troops have erected one more tent in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh raising to five the number of such structures in the area of incursion, as the standoff between India and China on Monday entered the third week.
After having briefly halted its operations in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) area in Ladakh after the incursion by Chinese troops, IAF has resumed its operations to supply rations to the Indian Army units deployed there.
India is likely to send an army contingent to Daulat Beg Oldi area in Ladakh amid the failure of the flag meeting Tuesday to end the impasse on the incursion issue with the Chinese side refusing to leave.
India and China are in touch to resolve the situation arising out of deep incursion by Chinese troops who entered the Indian territory in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in eastern Ladakh and erected a tented post.