Outrage as PM Narendra Modi downplays clash with Chinese troops in disputed Kashmir's Galwan Valley region that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, saying there had been no intrusion despite satellite pictures showing landscape change by Beijing.
There is an understanding between the nuclear-armed neighbours that despite their decades-old failure to demarcate their huge border, their troops in the disputed and inhospitable region will not use firearms.
"United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their now raging border dispute," US President Trump tweets, as troops of both countries remain locked in a standoff in India-administered Kashmir's Ladakh region.
China and India have a long history of territorial disputes along their shared border. Beijing says India has undermined China's territorial sovereignty by revoking Article 370 unilaterally.
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