The Indian Army was reverted by the China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) about the whereabouts of five youths who went missing last week from the Indian side of Line of Actual Control.
“As a result of persistent efforts of Indian Army five missing hunters from Indian side of LAC in Upper Subansiri, who had inadvertently crossed over to other side on 02 Sept 2020, were traced,” Lt Col Harsh Wardhan Pande, a Tezpur-based Defence spokesperson, said in a statement.
He said, “Chinese Army on 08 Sept responded on Hotline and confirmed that the missing Indians have been found on their side. Formalities for their early transfer is being coordinated with the Chinese Army.”
The development comes after Congress MLA Ninong Ering had claimed that China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) abducted five youth from Upper Subansiri’s Nacho region in Arunachal Pradesh.