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That Viral Clip of Indian and Chinese Border Fighting Isn’t What It Seems

India Today television host Shiv Aroor debunks a viral video purportedly depicting last week's clash between Chinese and Indian troops that's been circulating widely on social media and in the news. Image via India Today.

A video clip purporting to show last week’s border clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers is going viral online.

However, the news program India Today showed that the footage was actually shot during an earlier skirmish along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China in 2021. Several soldiers fell to their deaths in that incident.

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